Officers from the California Highway Patrol, San Mateo County Sheriff's Office, San Mateo and Hillsborough police departments are searching the area near the San Mateo Highlands community for a man whom they say stole a vehicle early Sunday morning.
In a message sent by SMC Alert, at approximately 6 a.m. Sunday, a subject in a stolen vehicle fled eastbound on Hwy. 280 near the Bunkerhill Rd. off-ramp in San Mateo. He is described as a 26-year-old African-American male, approximately 5'4" and 140 pounds with an unknown clothing description.
The subject fled in an eastbound direction possibly towards the San Mateo Highlands neighborhood.
Authorities caution if you see the subject, do not attempt to approach or detain. Call 9-1-1 and give a full description of the subject and the direction of travel. Do In county jurisdictions you may also contact the Sheriff's Office dispatch at 650-363-4911.
Police officers are increasing patrols in the area and are asking the public's assistance to call 9-1-1 with any information on this subject.