A man who allegedly stole an elderly couple's vamnMonday in Rio Linda tried to rob them again Tuesday morning, but was subsequently arrested on the second attempt, according to a Sacramento sheriff's sergeant on scene.
The sergeant explained that after the man allegedly robbed the couple's van in the 7000 block of Chesney Way, returned early Tuesday morning to try to rob them again.
According to the victim, 71-year-old Ken Wilkinson, the suspect returned with the very same van that was stolen. Wilkinson struggled with the robber and then called the police.
When officers arrived, they brought canines with them. They thought the suspect had fled the scene but under further investigation, he was found hiding inside the shower.