Sacto 9-1-1
August 8, 2011
Robber locks Natomas area residents in car trunk after invading home

Sacramento police say an armed man ransacked a Natomas area home before locking a man and his roommate in the trunk of a car.

One of the residents of the home in 2200 block of Sandcastle Way told police that about 1:30 a.m. today he was on a couch in the garage, having a smoke and looking at a computer when an armed man walked into the garage. The robber than forced the man and a roommate at gunpoint through the house, taking cash and personal items.

Before fleeing on foot, the robber locked both men inside a car trunk. Police said they were able to get out on their own.

The robber was described as a black man in his 30s, 6 feet 2 inches tall, 230-250 pounds. He was described as wearing a gray sweatshirt and dark pants.

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