In what is becoming a weekly occurrence, an Elk Grove pedestrian was robbed at gun point on Tuesday afternoon. The incident took place in the 8200 block of Dandelion Drive, just after 3:30 pm. Around the same time that kids are walking home from nearby Monterey Trail High School and Edward Harris Middle School.
According to the police report, the victim was walking when a gray colored vehicle approached. The driver (S1) got out of the car and pointed a gun at the victim and demanded his personal property. The victim complied. A second suspect, got out of the passenger seat and then got into the drivers side. The gunman then got into the passenger side and they fled. S-1 was described as a Hispanic male adult, 20-23 years old, wearing a red hat, grey sweatshirt and pants. S-2 was described as an Asian male adult, 20-23 years old, wearing blue shirt and black shorts.
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