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Burglars break into Palo Alto house but flee after realizing residents are home

Original post made on Nov 30, 2021

Burglars smashed a glass door to get into a Crescent Park house early Saturday morning but left empty-handed after discovering the residents were at home, according to police.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Monday, November 29, 2021, 5:17 PM

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Posted by Jennifer
a resident of another community
on Nov 30, 2021 at 11:40 am

Jennifer is a registered user.

Most residents are home at 5 a.m. on a Saturday, even on a holiday weekend. Most people don't travel out of town for Thanksgiving. I'm sure the burglars could see their cars. Cars are hard to hide on the driveway, in front of your home or in the garage. My guess is the burglars didn't care if anyone was home, and they were hoping they were sleeping. They got scared off.


Posted by NanaDi
a resident of Midtown
on Dec 1, 2021 at 11:06 am

NanaDi is a registered user.

Scary story. I'm just glad that no one was hurt.


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