[UPDATE: 8:35 PM] Fortuna Police Responding to a Robbery at Redwood Capital Bank
Fortuna Police Department is currently responding to the report of a bank robbery that just occurred at Redwood Capital Bank (1075 S. Fortuna Blvd.). Per scanner traffic, officers are looking for a white male adult, approximately 6′ or taller, wearing a grey Giants sweatshirt, bandanna and sunglasses. He was last seen running on foot, northbound on Fortuna Blvd.
We will update with further as information is received.
[UPDATE:] 7:38 PM – Most current description includes that he was wearing a greenish tinted sweatshirt and a white tee shirt, black baseball cap with orange Giants logo, and blue jeans. Also seen carrying a Crown Royal bag. Suspect is still outstanding and units are continuing to be on the lookout, checking the area.
[UPDATE:] 8:35 PM – Per FOPD’s Facebook page:
Department Investigating Bank Robbery
FORTUNA, Calif – On August 12, 2016, at about 5:00 p.m., officers with the Fortuna Police Department responded to a bank on the 1000 block of Fortuna Blvd in Fortuna for the report of an armed robbery that had just occurred.
The bank teller told officers that the suspect was in possession of a black handgun and demanded money. The suspect then left the bank with an undisclosed amount of cash.
The suspect is described as a White or American Indian male, about 5’10”. He was described as wearing a Black baseball hat with Giant Logo and Orange bill, dark colored sweatshirt, and armed with a black handgun.
Anyone with information regarding this robbery is asked to call the Fortuna Police Department at 707-725-7550 or the WeTip Hotline at 1-800-78-CRIME
[UPDATE 8-13-16]: Below pictures provided by Fortuna PD