Armed Robbery in McKinleyville This Morning
This is a press release from the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office. The information has not been proven in a court of law and any individuals described should be presumed innocent until proven guilty:
On Tuesday, November 8, 2016 at about 2:18 a.m. Humboldt County Deputies responded to the 76 Station on the 2600 block of Central Ave in McKinleyville for a report of a robbery that had just occurred. The clerk told deputies an unknown suspect entered the business and brandished a firearm and demanded money. The suspect fled in an unknown direction after collecting an undisclosed amount of money. The clerk then immediately called law enforcement for assistance. No one was injured during the robbery.
The suspect is described as a white adult male, 6’2”-6’3” tall, with light blue eyes, wearing a brown hooded sweatshirt, a baseball cap, a black bandana covering his face below his eyes, dark pants and black shoes.
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.