Burglars strike homes in San Mateo, Belmont

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San Mateo police are investigating a rash of home burglaries in their city and Belmont Friday night.

A home in the 4000 block of Wooster Drive and another on the 4000 block of Highview Drive in the west side of the city were targeted at around 9:15 p.m. Friday night, police said.

While alarms and security cameras prompted a swift police response, the suspects, who gained entry to the homes from the back yard, escaped before their arrival, police said.

“We later learned the suspects burglarize additional homes in Belmont during the same time period,” police said.

Anyone with surveillance or any information is encouraged to call San Mateo Police Dispatch at (650) 522-7700. Anonymous tips can be submitted to http://tinyurl.com/SMPDTips or by calling (650) 522-7676.