Another school-based computer theft, this time 30 laptops valued at $31,000 at Hillview Middle School, occurred Friday (Nov. 25), a Menlo Park Police Department spokeswoman said. Officers converged on the school at the intersection of Elder and Santa Cruz avenues after a burglar alarm went off at 4:34 a.m., police said.
In the Hillview incident, the thief used a pry bar to forcibly enter a locked computer lab, police said. Police searched the grounds with the assistance of a police dog from the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office, but found no suspects.
The investigation is continuing, police said.
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