The San Mateo County sheriff's office is investigating a residential burglary that occurred in Half Moon Bay on Wednesday afternoon.
Deputies responded to a home in the 600 block of Ruisseau Francais Avenue at about 3:30 p.m. and discovered a sliding glass door to the rear of the home had been smashed and the residence had been ransacked, police said.
It was determined the suspects took jewelry and collectible coins.
The burglary is thought to have occurred sometime between 9 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. Wednesday.
Earlier in the afternoon, at about 2:30 p.m., the San Mateo County sheriff’s office received report of a suspicious female knocking on the front door of a home in the 500 block of nearby Miramar Drive, in Miramar, police said.
When the resident answered the door, the unknown female subject asked for somebody who did not live there. Deputies responded to the area, but were unable to locate the suspicious female.
As of Wednesday evening it was unknown if this suspicious circumstance is related to the above described burglary.
Anyone who may have additional information about these or similar sounding burglaries is encouraged to call the San Mateo County sheriff’s office Anonymous Tip Line at 1-800-547-2700 or contact the Coastal Patrol Bureau at 650-573-2801.