Armed Subject Being Pursued Through Rio Dell on Foot

Breaking news graphicThe California Highway Patrol and the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office have been requested to come to the assistance of a police officer that is pursuing an armed suspect on foot. The suspect was last seen heading eastbound on 2nd Street in Rio Dell.

The suspect, a white male adult about 5’8″ is wearing black shorts, white shirt and a bandana.

At this point we don’t know why the pursuit began. But we do know the suspect is believed to be armed with a handgun.
UPDATE: The suspect was taken into custody.


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