The Elk Grove police department announced earlier today that they have arrested 5 suspects for their part in an incident that happened on April 27.
Thatincident took place at 10:45 pm on Saturday April 27, in the 10400 block of Fossil Way. Two victims had contacted a seller about purchasing a phone through an online site. The victims arranged to meet the seller at a location near the victim’s home. The victims met with two suspects near a car. The victims decided not to buy the phone and started to walk away when they were assaulted by the first two suspects and five others.
From the EGPD Facebook page:
Detectives picked up the case. Through the course of the investigation, detectives identified five suspects. Three of the suspects were juveniles (15-17 years old) and the other two were identified as 18-year-old Israel Solaru and 18-year-old Shaun Washington. All five suspects, who were already in custody for unrelated charges, were arrested for robbery and battery with bodily injury.
According to EGPD all the suspects were from Sacramento.