Penninsula Police Blotter: Neighborhood crime log

These are excerpts from Penninsula police departments' daily log of activities. Incidents are listed by city.

Redwood City

Robbery: An armed robbery was reported at 11:28 a.m. Feb. 8 on James Avenue when two men with knives took a subject’s money. One suspect wore a black-and-white jacket. The suspects left on foot toward Sequoia station and could not be located.

Dogs loose: Two pit bulls were running around in the vicinity of Hoover School on Charter and Spring streets at 2:49 p.m. Feb. 8. Burlingame

Numb: A woman involved in a crash between a Toyota Camry and a Jaguar said she could not feel her fingers on the 1700 block of El Camino Real at 4:07 p.m. on Feb. 13.

Daly City

Computer theft: The unlocked counselor’s office at Jefferson High School at 6996 Mission St. was burglarized by an unknown suspect. The suspect took a computer from the desk sometime between 4 and 8 p.m. Feb. 12.

South City

Call for help: A caller from in front of a residence reported at 5:54 p.m. Feb. 9 that as an older, black two-door Cadillac drove by quickly, a girl inside who appeared to be about 12 years old and was wearing a turquoise hooded sweater yelled “help” out the passenger widow. The caller said an older man, possibly in his 20s, reached over and shut the open window. The vehicle was last seen driving north on Orange Avenue toward Grand Avenue. The caller could not get the plate number.

Blade runner: At 4:52 p.m. Feb. 9, Costco Wholesale on El Camino Real reported shoplifting by a suspect who had a “makeshift blade” on him. They removed the blade but did not get his name.

Doggy-door burglary: A party called at 1:38 p.m. Feb. 9 from Hillside Boulevard to report that a burglary had occurred sometime Feb. 7 by a suspect entering through the residence’s doggy door.

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