A Palo Alto woman prevented a would-be burglar from entering her home last night by yelling at the man, Palo Alto police said.
She went into the kitchen and heard more popping noises. When she looked into the living room, she saw a man trying to pry open her window with a tool, Agent Marianna Villaescusa said.
The woman yelled at the man, who fled. The would-be thief was wearing all dark clothing and a dark hood or beanie. He was of unknown age or race, Villaescusa said.
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