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Atherton burglary, prowler reports

Original post made on Oct 15, 2013

Atherton police are advising residents to take precautions to protect their property in the wake of two prowler reports, a residential burglary and an auto burglary, all of which took place on Friday, Oct. 11, police said.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Tuesday, October 15, 2013, 10:56 AM

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Posted by resident on Fairview
a resident of Atherton: West Atherton
on Oct 15, 2013 at 12:33 pm

wrong time, the report was at 8:30pm on Fairview Avenue, not 3:30pm since it was I that called and saw the prowler.


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Posted by Anymouse
a resident of Menlo Park: Belle Haven
on Oct 15, 2013 at 1:02 pm

Maybe another caller ALSO called the police. Seems he was out and about for many hours.


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Posted by resident on Fairview
a resident of Atherton: West Atherton
on Oct 15, 2013 at 2:47 pm

Clearly states on the town of Atherton website that the first call came in at 8:30pm, so just not sure that reporters often do their homework. Nonetheless, hopefully everyone locks their doors and sets their alarms while not at home.


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Posted by Dave Boyce
Almanac staff writer
on Oct 15, 2013 at 4:27 pm

Dave Boyce is a registered user.

You all are correct about the time of the Fairview Avenue incident. When I copied and pasted the text of the press release to have it handy on my desktop, the time came across as 3:30 p.m.

An inexpert copy-and-paste from a certain type of PDF document can confuse the figures 8 and 3.

Thanks for pointing this out.


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