$790K in jewelry stolen in Atherton burglary

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About $790,000 in jewelry, including two Men’s Stanford Football Rose Bowl watches, were stolen during a burglary at an Atherton home on Tuesday, Dec. 8, police said.

The heist occurred sometime between 3:40 p.m. and 7 pm. at a home on Greenoaks Drive, police said.

“The burglars gained entry into the residence by breaking the glass in a second story balcony door,” police said. “It appears the suspect(s) climbed up the side of the house using a downspout.”

A $50,000 reward is being offered for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for the crime, according to the Atherton Police Department.

Anyone with information is encouraged to call the Atherton Police Department at (650) 688-6500.