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Elk Grove police investigating armed robbery of pedestrian from Thursday afternoon

Elk Grove police investigating armed robbery of pedestrian from Thursday afternoon

The Elk Grove Police Department is investigating an armed robbery of a pedestrian that took place on Thursday afternoon. The incident happened around 1:45 pm in the 9800 block of Denali Circle.

According to police, the victim was walking when a vehicle with five people pulled. One person, described as a 16 year old Hispanic male got out of the car and pulled out a gun, demanding the victim’s property. Fearing for his safety, the victim complied. The suspect then got back into the car. The suspect was wearing a red and black zip up hooded sweatshirt and jeans. The other occupants were described only as 3 males and a Hispanic female. The vehicle was described as an older white 4-door sedan.

Anyone with information leading to the arrest of the suspect can contact Elk Grove Police. You can remain anonymous

Crime Tips Via Text Messaging through “TipSoft”

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.

You can help Elk Grove Detectives solve a crime by providing information. You may remain anonymous, but please, let us know what you know.

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