The AM/PM gas station at the intersection of Elk Grove Blvd and Harbour Point was robbed at gunpoint early Saturday morning.
According to the Elk Grove Police Department Daily Watch Summary, the suspect entered the gas station just after 6:30 am, brandished a gun and demanded money. Employees feared for their safety and gave the suspect money.
The suspect was described as an African American male, wearing a grey hooded sweatshirt, a mask over his face and sunglasses.
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.