Another in What Appears to Be a Series of Stickups Occurred Last Night in Fortuna
In the last three days there have been four stickups using a sawed off shotgun by a man in the Eureka/Fortuna area. Below is a press release from the Fortuna Police Department on the latest one we know about. We’ve included links to the earlier stickups below that.
On November 5, 2016 at approximately 4;53am, Officers responded to a Motel, located on Alamar Way for a report of an armed robbery that had just occurred. Upon arrival, Officers contacted an employee who reported a male adult approximately 6’03”, thin build, wearing a dark jacket with a gray hooded sweatshirt with the hood up, red t-shirt, black bandana covering his face, entered the business, brandished a sawed-off type shotgun and demanded money from the employee. The suspect fled the scene on foot with an undisclosed amount of cash.Anyone with information about the incident is asked to contact the Fortuna Police Department at 707-725-7550 or the WeTip Hotline at 1-800-78-CRIME.
Earlier similar crimes that may be related: