Menlo Park police received reports of five auto burglaries that occurred in the same general vicinity during the early morning hours of Monday, Aug. 12.
Four of the incidents happened in the 700, 800 and 900 blocks of Roble Avenue, and the fifth was in the 900 block of Florence Lane. In all five incidents, someone smashed a window to break into the vehicle, according to Menlo Park Police spokesperson Nicole Acker.
In one incident in the 900 block of Roble, the victim reported the loss of a jacket and sunglasses worth an estimated $230.
In the two incidents in the 700 block of Roble, a box containing $1,000 worth of construction parts was taken and a cooler, sunglasses and eyeglasses worth a total of $750 were stolen.
In an incident is the 800 block of Roble, the thief discarded items taken from the vehicle that were located a short distance away.
Nothing was reported stolen from the vehicle in the incident on Florence Lane.
Police have not identified a suspect in the break-ins.