.

Resident Interrupts Teens Burglarizing His Home

The victim was a 72-year-old man. The three teens were 15-16 years old.

 

Three young teens are in custody after a resident interrupted them burglarizing his home.

On Thursday at approximately just before noon, Redwood City Police officers responded to the 1000 block of Arlington Road on a report of an interrupted residential burglary.

The victim, a 72-year-old male, had called 9-1-1 and reported two males had been in his backyard and attempted to pry open a rear sliding door. When the victim confronted the subjects they fled on foot.

When officers arrived they immediate located one of the suspects and detained him. A perimeter was established and officers began searching the neighborhood for the outstanding suspects.

An alert neighbor contacted the officers and told them there were three suspects - two who had entered the victim’s backyard and one suspect who had been acting as a look-out. The neighbor provided a description of the suspects and the direction they fled.

The two additional suspects were located by officers and taken into custody.

Two of the three suspects are 15-year-old Redwood City residents. The third suspect is a 16-year-old Newark resident.

All three suspects were booked into the San Mateo County Juvenile Hall for attempted residential burglary and conspiracy. 

Also on Redwood City-Woodside Patch:

  • New Redwood City Charter School Announces Location
  • Docktown Residents Respond to City Takeover
  • Comparing Class Sizes: Redwood City & Woodside K-8 Schools
  • Gang Member Who Viciously Attacked Sequoia Student Earns Third Strike
  • Community Upset Police Find Leyla Beban at Fault in Fatal Collision

Stay informed on the latest news and events in your local neighborhood - follow Patch!

Sign up for Redwood City-Woodside Patch’s daily newsletter
"Like” us on Facebook
"Follow” us on Twitter

Want to share your opinions with the communities of Redwood City and Woodside? Start your own blog here.

Boards

More »
Got a question? Something on your mind? Talk to your community, directly.
Note Article
Just a short thought to get the word out quickly about anything in your neighborhood.
Share something with your neighbors.What's on your mind?What's on your mind?Make an announcement, speak your mind, or sell somethingPost something
See more »