The Sacramento Police Department is investigating four early morning robberies believed to be connected to three juvenile suspects.
The robbery spree began on July 31, 2011, at approximately 2 a.m., when three suspects approached a victim near 18th Avenue and 42nd Street. The suspects tried to rob the victim at gun point. The victim believed the suspect was pointing a bb gun and refused to give them his property. The suspects fled the area on two bicycles.
At approximately 2:45 a.m., a victim was approached by three suspects near 11 Avenue and 44th Street. The victim was shot in the eye with a bb gun and robbed.
The third robbery occurred at approximately 3 a.m. near 11th Avenue and San Jose Way, when a victim was approached by three suspects who robbed him at gun point. Two of the suspects were armed with guns, stole items and fled the area.
The last robbery occurred at approximately 4:30 a.m. near the 5100 block of McGlashan Street. Two female victims were approached by three male suspects riding on bicycles. The suspects robbed the victims at gun point and then forced them to get undressed. The suspects touched the females sexually and then fled.
The suspects in all four robberies were described as being male Blacks, 12-16 years old, 5'4"-5'6", one of them having braids or dread lock style hair, riding on two bicycles, armed with a gun believed to be real and a bb gun.
The Sacramento Police Department urges anyone with information pertaining to this crime to contact Crime Alert at (916) 443-HELP (4357) or text in a tip to 274637 (CRIMES). Enter SACTIP followed by the tip information. Callers can remain anonymous and may be eligible for a reward of up to $1,000.