PALO ALTO (CBS/AP) — A man who lives in a Palo Alto homeless center said a woman stole his jewelry worth $25,000, including a collector’s edition Rolex watch.
The Opportunity Center resident told Palo Alto police the woman took the jewelry from his room while he slept.READ MORE: California Tax Revenues Soar as Rich Get Richer Despite Pandemic
The man told police he was returning to the homeless and at-risk nonprofit center early Friday when the encountered the woman outside.
He allowed her to wait in his room until her friends living in the center returned.READ MORE: Trailers, RVs, Shed Burned at Industrial Yard in Oakland
The man said he fell asleep at around 4 a.m. and, when he woke up about noon, the woman and his jewelry were gone.
The jewelry included gold chains, pendants and the Rolex.
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