Elk Grove police responded to a call of an armed robbery in the Laguna West area late Sunday night. The incident happened around 11:30 pm in 3200 block of Turnbuckle Circle.
According to police, the victim was in her driveway when the suspect approached and pointed a gun at her, demanding her personal property. The victim gave the suspect her property and he fled to a waiting car. The suspect was described as a Hispanic male, 20-30 years old, 5’9”, approximately 170 lbs., wearing black pants, and a black or grey hooded sweatshirt. No description of the car was provided.
If you live in the area and have video footage from last night contact the Elk Grove Police Department.
Members of the community having information regarding criminal activity can send tips via SMS text message by entering CRIMES (274637) on their cell phones, followed by Tip732 (agency identification number) and the message. Once users type in their message and press send, they will receive a confirmation text indicating that the message was received.
“Tipsoft” should not be considered a replacement for contacting the Elk Grove Police Department via telephone (916) 714-5115 (non-emergency), (916) 714-5111 / 911 (emergency) or (916) 691-0411 (anonymous tip line). Instead, “Tipsoft” should be seen as an alternative method of contacting law enforcement to provide information regarding non-urgent illegal activity, such as unsolved cases, vandalism, graffiti, theft and narcotics related issues.