The recently opened Chevron Gas Station on the 8400 block of Elk Grove-Florin Road was robbed early in the morning of July 23rd.
Around 2 AM, a male suspect entered the gas station with his hand wrapped in a sweatshirt resembling a handgun. At that time, the suspect demanded cash. The store employee, fearing for their safety, complied. The suspect fled the gas station on foot.
According to EGPD, the suspect was described as a Hispanic or an African American male wearing sunglasses, a black hooded sweatshirt, shorts, and black shoes.
Anyone with information regarding this case is asked to call the Elk Grove Police Department Investigations Bureau at (916) 478-8060 or Crime Stoppers at (916) 443-HELP (4357). Callers to Crime Stoppers can remain anonymous. Tips can also be sent via SMS text message by entering CRIMES (274637) on a cell phone, followed by Tip732 (agency identification number) and the message.
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