Man behind attempted Walmart stickup being sought

ELK GROVE — Police are still looking for the suspect involved in a Nov. 9 attempted robbery at a Walmart store on Elk Grove Boulevard.

At approximately 8:56 p.m. Nov. 9, an unidentified male entered the Walmart located at 8465 Elk Grove Blvd. and approached the customer service counter. The suspect handed an employee a note indicating that this was a robbery, then displayed a small chrome handgun in a threatening manner when another employee approached. Several customers saw what was taking place and ran from the customer service counter area.

As a result of the disturbance created by the customers fleeing the area, the armed suspect left the store on foot without any money. The suspect possibly fled in a silver or tan 2002-2003 Honda Civic four-door sedan with tinted rear windows.

The suspect was described as a white male, approximately 20 to 30 years of age, 5-foot-8 with a thin build. The suspect had sandy blond hair and was unshaven. The suspect was last seen wearing a red baseball cap, gray hooded sweatshirt, faded blue jeans and dark shoes.

Anyone with information regarding this robbery is asked to call the Elk Grove Police Department Detective Bureau at (916) 478-8060 or Crime Alert at (916) 443-HELP (4357).

Callers to Crime Alert can remain anonymous and may be eligible for a reward of up to $1,000.00. 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.

Elk Grove police are looking for this man, who attempted to rob a local Walmart on Nov. 9.


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