Suspects sought in armed robbery in Elk Grove neighborhood

Three men are wanted in connection with a robbery that took place outside a home in an Elk Grove neighborhood on Wednesday, November 25, around 7:15 pm in the 8500 block of Rio Formosa Way.

Two suspects approached two victims. One of the suspects was armed with a gun. The suspects took one of the victim;’s handbags and then both suspects fled to an awaiting vehicle where a third suspect then drove them away. One of the suspects was described as an African American male wearing dark colored clothing. The second suspect was described as a Caucasian male wearing dark-colored clothing. The suspect vehicle was described as a white sedan.

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