PALO ALTO (BCN) — Police in Palo Alto are investigating the theft of four gun security cabinets containing 35 firearms from the garage of a residence that occurred Tuesday.

At 6:46 a.m. Tuesday, police received a call about a residential burglary that had just occurred in the 700 block of Garland Drive.

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Suspect car in Palo Alto home gun thefts. (Palo Alto Police Dept.)

Police said the suspect or suspects entered the unlocked garage of a home overnight while the family slept inside and stole the cabinets.

The suspects did not try to enter the residential area of the home, police said.

The victim, a man in his 50s, reported 35 guns consisting of shotguns, rifles and two pistols were stolen, according to police.

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The weapons were unloaded and were registered. No ammunition was stolen.

Investigators were able to recover surveillance video from nearby homes that showed a possible suspect vehicle in the area of the victim’s residence at 4:24 a.m.


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