APD Seeks Help Finding Robbery Suspect.

This is a press release from the Arcata Police Department. The information has not been proven in a court of law and any individuals described should be presumed innocent until proven guilty:

934101_10153359586478526_2824165945862711794_nOn Friday January 8, 2016 at approximately 7:00 am, the Arcata Police Department responded to a robbery that had just occurred at the Red Roof Inn located at 4975 Valley West Blvd in Arcata.

The suspect entered the business and demanded cash from the front desk clerk and then fled on foot with an undisclosed amount of currency.  No weapon was seen and no injuries were reported.

The suspect was described as a white male adult, approximately 6’0″ tall with a medium build.  His clothing was described as a black hooded sweatshirt with the hood up, a scarf over his face and black gloves.

This incident remains under investigation and the Arcata Police Department is requesting anyone with information to call the APD Investigations Unit at

707-822-2424 or the APD tip line at 707-825-2587.



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