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Police calls: restaurant and school burglarized

This information is from the Menlo Park police department and the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office. Under the law, people charged with offenses are considered innocent until convicted.

MENLO PARK

Commercial burglary reports:

■ Losses estimated at $1,800 in theft of cash from locked safe inside locked office, LB Steak restaurant at 898 Santa Cruz Ave., Nov. 4.

■ Losses estimated at $1,390 in break-in through classroom window and that of laptop computer, Phillips Brooks School at 2245 Avy Ave., Nov. 7.

Theft reports:

■ Losses estimated at $1,000 in theft of several pieces of lingerie during an open house, Hobart St., Nov. 6.

■ Loss estimated at $600 in theft of locked bicycle from apartment's underground parking area, East Creek Drive, Nov. 8.

■ Loss estimated at $500 in theft of cash from unforced entry into apartment and theft from bedroom drawer, Terminal Ave., Nov. 5.

■ Loss estimated at $500 in theft of locked bicycle from train station in October, Meno Park Caltrain station at 1120 Merrill St., Nov. 4.

■ Loss estimated at $400 in theft of bicycle from fenced-in alley near apartment building, Menlo Ave., Nov. 2.

■ Unknown loss in theft of Obama-Biden political lawn sign from front yard, Santa Cruz Ave., Nov. 2.

WOODSIDE

Theft reports:

■ Losses estimated at $480 in theft of cellphone from student backpack sitting on shelf in school library. Police charged suspect with petty theft after selling phone for $100 in North Fair Oaks neighborhood, and buyer charged with receiving stolen property, which has not been recovered, Woodside High School at 199 Churchill Ave., Nov. 7.

■ Losses estimated at $230 in online purchase of cellphone that was never delivered, Buck Court, Nov. 7.

■ Unknown loss in theft of cellphone from backpack in women's locker room, Woodside High School at 199 Churchill Ave., Oct. 30.

PORTOLA VALLEY

Theft report: Unknown loss in theft of ring in nursing facility, The Sequoias retirement community, 501 Portola Road, Nov. 5.

WEST MENLO PARK

Residential burglary report: Losses estimated at $5,000 in theft of tablet computer, laptop computer, $1,800 in cash and several pieces of jewelry, Altschul Ave., Nov. 11.

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