Armed Robbery in McKinleyville Early 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 Nov. 20, 2018, at about 12:30 a.m., Humboldt County Sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to a gas station on the 2600 block of Central Ave. in McKinleyville for the report of an armed robbery that had just occurred.

According to the store clerk, two masked suspects entered the gas station just before 12:30 a.m. One of the suspects brandished a firearm and demanded money from the cash register. The second suspect began taking multiple cartons of cigarettes from behind the counter. The suspects then fled the store westbound on Reasor Road with approximately $250 in cash and multiple cartons of cigarettes valued at more than $500.

No one was injured during this incident.

The first suspect is described as a white male adult, approximately 5 feet 5 inches to 5 feet 7 inches tall, wearing a gray sweatshirt, a blue face mask, light blue jeans with a faded white front, a black baseball cap with a red logo and red shoes.

The second suspect is described as a white male adult, approximately 5 feet 10 inches to 6 feet tall, wearing a white hooded sweatshirt with a redwood tree logo, a brown cowboy hat, blue jeans and black shoes.

Anyone with information regarding the identity of these subjects, or related case information, is encouraged to contact Deputy Scott Aponte at (707) 445-7251 or the Sheriff’s Office Crime Tip line at (707) 268-2539.

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