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Buck's in Woodside among targets of burglars

Piggy bank emptied in Menlo Park

Of four burglaries reported late last week, two involved breaking and entering and two showed no obvious clues as to how entry was made, according to reports from the Menlo Park Police Department and the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office.

Someone visited Buck's of Woodside restaurant at 3062 Woodside Road and attempted to rob the cash register after the close of business on Friday, Feb. 8, according to the Sheriff's Office. The front door being locked, entry had been through a shattered front window. Nothing was reported stolen and the only physical damage was to the window, deputies said. Investigators were looking at a suspect arrested by Redwood City police in connection with a similar incident earlier in the day.

In an auto burglary on Glenwood Avenue in Menlo Park, someone smashed the front passenger-side window and stole an Apple iPod, a Bluetooth device and a sports bag for a total loss estimated at $300, police said. A possible witness reported hearing a car alarm and seeing someone fleeing the area, police said.

In a residential burglary on Iris Lane in Menlo Park reported Feb. 7, police say they do not know how suspect(s) entered the house, but reported the theft of three laptop computers and $200 cash in a piggy bank for a total loss estimated at $2,600.

In a case at the Stanford Inn at 115 El Camino Real reported the same day, the method of entry is again not known, but the losses, estimated at $2,010, include perfume, make-up, a purse and $1,040 in cash.

Dave Boyce

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Posted by susan smythe
a resident of Woodside: Skywood/Skylonda
on Feb 13, 2013 at 3:57 am

The Almanac neglected to report was a break-in at the Skywood Market on Skyline in Woodside, broken door, cash register broken into, on or about the same day.


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