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Atherton police: Burglary reported at home on Polhemus Avenue

Update: This was the first residential burglary in town of the year, police said. The loss is unknown since police waiting for the homeowner to provide a list of stolen items, they said. They are also waiting on surveillance footage of the suspects.

Someone broke into a home on the 200 block of Polhemus Avenue in Atherton on the evening of Friday, Jan. 13, according to the Atherton Police Department.

The suspects entered the residence around 8:15 p.m. by smashing a rear window and once inside, rummaged through the residence, according a Tuesday, Jan. 17, news bulletin.

This incident is under investigation. The Almanac has reached out to police for more information on the incident.

As of Jan. 11, there had only been one residential burglary in Atherton from Oct. 1, 2022 to Jan. 11, 2023, according to Police Cmdr. Daniel Larsen.

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Anyone who lives near Polhemus Avenue, is asked to check their surveillance video and report any possible leads to Atherton police at 650-688-6500.

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Atherton police: Burglary reported at home on Polhemus Avenue

Uploaded: Tue, Jan 17, 2023, 3:50 pm

Update: This was the first residential burglary in town of the year, police said. The loss is unknown since police waiting for the homeowner to provide a list of stolen items, they said. They are also waiting on surveillance footage of the suspects.

Someone broke into a home on the 200 block of Polhemus Avenue in Atherton on the evening of Friday, Jan. 13, according to the Atherton Police Department.

The suspects entered the residence around 8:15 p.m. by smashing a rear window and once inside, rummaged through the residence, according a Tuesday, Jan. 17, news bulletin.

This incident is under investigation. The Almanac has reached out to police for more information on the incident.

As of Jan. 11, there had only been one residential burglary in Atherton from Oct. 1, 2022 to Jan. 11, 2023, according to Police Cmdr. Daniel Larsen.

Anyone who lives near Polhemus Avenue, is asked to check their surveillance video and report any possible leads to Atherton police at 650-688-6500.

Angela Swartz

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Joy
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Atherton: West Atherton
on Jan 18, 2023 at 1:38 pm
Joy, Atherton: West Atherton
Registered user
on Jan 18, 2023 at 1:38 pm

Thank for informing. I do believe it would be very helpful if one could, when available, get more information with regards alarms, on, off, pets around etc and all details to help neighbors to be on their guard.


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