UPDATE 6:20 p.m.] Armed Robbery in Arcata
UPDATED 12:50 p.m.: Arcata Police Sgt. Todd Dockweiler tells us that they did arrest two individuals for the armed robbery. He explained, “We got a call about an armed robbery that had just occurred at 11:41 a.m.”
The clerk was able to provide Arcata Police with a vehicle description. According to Dockweiler, a University Police officer was able to locate the vehicle on Route 255 just west of Arcata. “He followed the vehicle into Manila,” Dockweiler explained. “Once there was an additional unit, they made a stop. Two individuals both detained.”
Once again the clerk came through and was able to identify the suspects. “A firearm matching the description of the one used in the robbery and cash” was found in the suspects’ vehicle, Dockweiler said. The two suspects were arrested and later this afternoon their identities will be released.
UPDATE 6:20 p.m.: APD Releases Names and Photos of Armed Robbery Suspects