Around 2:45 am Saturday morning a man was robbed and assaulted outside an Elk Grove home. The incident took place in the 8300 block of Kiawah Ct. The victim was meeting someone he had communicated with regarding some type of online application.
The suspect ran up to the victim and demanded personal property. The suspect was armed with a handgun and struck the victim in the face. The suspect took money from the victim before fleeing on foot. According to Elk Grove police, the suspect was described as a BMA, 20’s, wearing a red zip-up hoodie and jeans. The victim suffered a visible injury and was treated at the scene by paramedics.
The location of the robbery is just blocks away from the Elk Grove Police Department