Group of Juveniles Suspected of Two Robberies Outside of Elk Grove Western Festival Opening Night

May 7, 2018 |  

Elk Grove Police said two separate robberies are believed to have been committed by the same group of juveniles suspects.

Both incidents happened on the evening of Friday, May 4 on Elk Grove-Florin Road near the Elk Grove Regional Park, site of the annual Western Festival. In both cases, a group of male suspects ages approximately 15 to 18 robbed two separate victims.

The first incident happened at 8:48 p.m. on the 9900 block of Elk Grove-Florin. The group of three male suspects attempted to rob the victim of personal property but a witness intervened and the suspects fled. 

A short time later at 9:10 p.m on the 9100 block of Elk Grove-Florin a group of two suspects robbed another victim of personal property after one suspect displayed a firearm in their waistband. After stealing the property, both suspects fled the area.   

The suspect displaying the gun was described as as an African American male, 15-16 years old, 6’0”, wearing a black t-shirt, and blue jeans. 

There were no reported injuries. 

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