Attempted armed robbery at Elk Grove neighborhood park after supposed online sale

An Elk Grove resident who arranged the sale of merchandise was subjected to an attempted armed robbery at an Elk Grove neighborhood park. 

Just before 2:30 p.m. on Thursday, February 21, the victim had agreed to meet a person posing as the purchaser of an item at Mix Park on Goldy Glen Way in Elk Grove's Camden neighborhood. The victim was seated in their vehicle when the suspect approached, brandished a firearm, and demanded her money. 

The victim drove away and the suspect fled on foot. The suspect was  described as a Hispanic male, 24-25 years old, 5’5”, 130-140 lbs., wearing a black hooded sweatshirt and black pants.

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