Increase in Neighborhood Burglaries/Robberies is Topic for Community Meeting November 19th

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Community Meeting November 19th at 6:30 at the Municipal Services Building 33 Arroyo Drive

South San Francisco, CA   November 16, 2015  

UPDATE from SSFPD: For those who cannot attend tonight’s Neighborhood Meeting, it can be viewed live on webcast under Upcoming Events CLICK HERE:The link will be active a few minutes before 6:30 pm. We hope you will be able to take advantage of this opportunity.

In response to the increase of burglaries, and robbery, in the Buri Buri neighborhood this past month, the City of South San Francisco will be hosting a community meeting on November 19th at 6:30 at the Municipal Services Building 33 Arroyo Drive.

The Police Department has issued this message and we encourage neighbors to share this information, especially with others who might not have access to the internet. And while most of us might not be over alarmed over residential burglaries, we really need to watch out for our most vulnerable neighbors, including our seniors. While she was home alone, our 79 year old neighbor on Lomitas was confronted, in her bedroom, by 2 unknown suspects who took off with numerous items after ransacking her home. We cannot allow this to happen to our neighbors and it is imperative we all become more aware of unusual happenings. Should you see something in real time, please contact PD 911. If you have information that might help bring resolution to this recent rash of criminal activity and would like to remain anonymous, please call the SSFPD anonymous tipline 952.2244

From the SSFPD

The South San Francisco Police Department will host a neighborhood group meeting for the Buri Buri Neighborhood and the Winston Manor and West Winston Manor neighborhoods at the City Council chambers located in the Municipal Services Building at 33 Arroyo Drive in South San Francisco on Thursday November 191h at 6:30 PM. Topics of discussion at the meeting will be the residential burglaries and robberies as welt as addressing any other concerns that residents may have. Residents of these neighborhoods are encouraged to attend, although the meeting is open to all residents of the City.

What Residents Can Do:

  • Anyone witnessing a break-in that is in-progress should call 9-1-1.
  • Residents should immediately report any suspicious persons or vehicles by calling (650) 877-8900.
  • Residents are strongly encouraged to lock their doors and windows, even when they are home.
  • Residents are encouraged to invest in burglar alarms and/or surveillance camera systems.
  • Anyone wishing a home security assessment can call the Police Department, (650) 877- 8900, for a safety review of their

The South San Francisco Police Department encourages residents to get to know their neighbors, create neighborhood groups, and keep an eye on each other’s homes. Nntdoor.com is a resource for joining your established neighborhood group. For more information about Nextdoor and neighborhood groups, visit the City of South San Francisco website at: http://ww .ssf.net/ 1500/Nextdoor.

 

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