Shot Fired During Robbery at Winco
Press release from the Eureka Police Department:
On November 10, 2016, at about 4:17 a.m., officers with the Eureka Police Department responded to a supermarket on the 600 block of West Harris Street for the report of a robbery with a firearm with one shot having been fired by the suspect.
It was reported that the suspect had entered the store brandishing a firearm and demanded money from a cashier. The suspect then fired one round into the floor before taking the cash drawer and fleeing on foot.
Officers searched the vicinity and located the cash drawer near Spring and Russ Streets. An Arcata Police K9 unit responded and attempted to track the suspect from the cash drawer, but was unsuccessful. The suspect remains at large.
The suspect was described as a white male in his 20’s, 6’ 4”, thin build, wearing a gray and white hooded sweatshirt, blue jeans, and a mask. This is an ongoing investigation. Anyone with information is asked to call the Eureka Police Department at (707) 441-4044.