Woman Robbed at Gunpoint in Elk Grove Park

A woman was robbed at gunpoint of her cell phone yesterday afternoon.  According to Elk Grove Police, the 19-year old victim was si...


A woman was robbed at gunpoint of her cell phone yesterday afternoon. 

According to Elk Grove Police, the 19-year old victim was sitting on a park bench at Kunsting Family Park on Wild Orchid Way when she was approached by an unknown suspect who placed his arms around her and demanded her cell phone. The suspect then pulled out a handgun and demanded the phone.

After getting the phone, the suspect fled the area on foot. Responding officers were unable to locate the suspect.

The suspect was described as a black male adult, 18-19, 5’6”, 140 lbs, wearing a black beanie, blue wind-breaker with blue jeans and was armed with a handgun.

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Billy Bats said...

What in the h#ll is going on in Elk Grove? I mean really, an armed robbery in broad daylight in a park!

Festival City said...

We're on our way to becoming a destination city, except for the wrong reasons!

Anonymous said...

I Dont understand. Were are the police. I mean over 1/2 or our city budget is for cops. Were are they?? Are they two top heavey.

Anonymous said...

The cops are too busy sending three units to pull over teen drivers for a traffic Violation.

Wake UP said...

I Hope our so call city councile is paying attention. First this then the shooting at strikess. What the He## is going on. Are they too busy raising money that they don't want people to think this town in turning into South Sac.. Mack Road..

Bob said...

I think some of you need to wake up. This happens in Folsom, Roseville, and El Dorado Hills. Not just in Elk Grove.

Lynn said...

Bob...yes crime is everywhere...however I think the previous comments suggest the increased rate of crime here in elk grove is at levels higher than the areas you mentioned whether real or perceived elk grove residents are bothered by it. It is interesting a couple of our leaders don't want light rail here because of the increased crime it brings...Folsom has benefited from light rail; early and evening the downtown state/government employees can ride and don't have to pay the downtown parking; Events in old town Folom bring people by light rail and this had decreased the number of DUI's..during the Beer Festival...most of the "crime" brought by light rail occurs at long term parking because cars are left for the day making them targets. No ones going to rob one of the outlet stores and leave by light rail...picture that one..
I have noticed more gang graffiti here than in the past....it is being left up to long.

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