UPDATED - Two Robbed at Gunpoint on Elk Grove Street, Suspects Get Away

April 15, 2014 | UPDATED - See update at bottom of story Two victims were robbed at gunpoint by three unknown suspects last night jus...

April 15, 2014 |

UPDATED - See update at bottom of story

Two victims were robbed at gunpoint by three unknown suspects last night just after 8:30 on the 9300 block of Big Horn Boulevard.

Elk Grove Police report that the 17 and 18-year old male victims were walking on Big Horn when three unknown suspects approached them. Two suspects displayed handguns and one a knife.

The 17-year old victim became involved in a physical altercation with the suspects as 18-year old attempted to get away. The suspects were able to take cash from 17-year old and his wallet.

The suspects fled on foot into a residential neighborhood. Responding officers were unable to locate the suspects and the victims were not injured.

The first suspect was described as a black male, 30's, wearing a black ski mask, blue shirt and green pants. The second suspect was described as a Hispanic male, 40's, wearing a black ski mask and all black clothing. The third suspect was described as a white male, 17-18 years of age, and was wearing a white shirt.

UPDATE 11:50 p.m. According to Elk Grove Police, "Officers later determined that the information provided to EGPD was false and that the crime described above did not actually take place."

No charges have been filed against the two men. 

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Anonymous said...

Ok, is it me or is random crime increasing??? Criminal's walking one of our main streets (Big Horn) complete with ski masks? It seems they are just wandering around looking for random victims. This really scares me. Can I send my kids to the swim center or to the soccer field and be concerned they might not make it there in one piece? I understnad crime at Walmart (it is understood crime happens at retail stores) but random attacks on people in their homes; on the streets, etc. This is starting to worry me.

Anonymous said...

It does seem that way. As any city grows, so grows crime.

Adrian D said...

You know with Elk Grove being so close to south Sacramento, it only makes sense to me that most of the criminals come from there to here. I've lived in Elk Grove for more than 20 years and it still is a nice, peaceful place overall.

Adrian D said...

Just now noticed the update...

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