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Palo Alto Police Department
Friday July 6th, 2018 :: 01:35 p.m. PDT


Police Release Sketch; Need Help Identifying Apartment Burglar

Palo Alto, CA – Police are seeking the public’s assistance with identifying a man who was caught burglarizing an apartment by a resident last weekend. The suspect pushed the resident, fled, and remains at large.

On Saturday, June 30, 2018, our 24-hour dispatch center received a call reporting an interrupted burglary at an apartment in the 300 block of Curtner Avenue. The investigation revealed a female resident came home and found a male suspect rummaging through her belongings. As he was running away, he shoved the resident into a wall, causing her to fall.
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The female victim in the case met with a police artist July 5, resulting in a sketch of the suspect. She described him as a white male in his late teens to early twenties, about 5 feet, 7 inches tall, weighing about 160 pounds.

Anyone who recognizes the man in the sketch or has information about this incident is asked to call our 24-hour dispatch center at 650-329-2413. Anonymous tips can be e-mailed to or sent via text message or voicemail to 650-383-8984. Tips can also be submitted anonymously through our free mobile app, downloadable at or

Palo Alto Police Department
275 Forest Avenue
Palo Alto, CA 94301

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 650-329-2406

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