SSFPD Media Release: Interrupted Burglary on Highland Avenue – Suspect at Large

South San Francisco, CA   January 19, 2017  

On Wednesday, January 18th 2017, at about 11:17 A.M., a resident on Highland Avenue in South San Francisco arrived home from running daily errands. Upon entry into his residence, the victim was confronted by an unknown male suspect. The suspect brandished a gun at the victim. The suspect was described to be in his mid-20’s, wearing a dark gray beanie, dark gray clothing and concealing his face by holding a cloth over his nose and mouth. The suspect ordered the victim to lie on the ground and then immediately fled the residence through the front door after the interruption. The suspect stole jewelry and money from within the residence. It was determined that the suspect shattered a window to gain entry into the residence.


The South San Francisco Police Department encourages anyone with information  regarding  this burglary to call the Department phone at 650-877-8900, call the TIP line at 650-952-2244, or e-mail The South San Francisco Police Department additionally encourages residents to call the South San Francisco Police Department and request a security assessment of their homes. Officers will respond  and provide  helpful  suggestions  to deter this type of crime from happening  in the  future.


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