Robbery at Smug’s Pizza in McKinleyville

Press release from the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office:

HCSOOn 09-14-2015 at 7:40 p.m. the Humboldt County Sheriff Office Deputies responded to Smug’s Pizza located in the 2700 block of Central Avenue, McKinleyville, regarding an armed robbery that had just occurred.

The female employee told the deputies a male suspect entered Smug’s Pizza, displayed a knife and demanded the money out of the cash register. The clerk then gave a undisclosed amount of money to the suspect. The suspect then left on foot and the clerk locked herself in the restroom and dialed 9-1-1.

The suspect is described as follows: male adult, mid 20’s, dark complexion, 5’-6”, 170-180 pounds, last seen wearing, gray hooded sweatshirt with a red bandana covering his face.

Anyone with information for the Sheriff’s Office regarding this case or related criminal activity is encouraged to call the Sheriff’s Office at 707-445-7251 or the Sheriff’s Office Crime Tip line at 707-268-2539.


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