Arcata Police Searching for an Armed Suspect Who Robbed a Gas Station

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 guiltyArcata Police Department APD

On 7/12/16 at about 11:12 PM, Arcata Police Department responded to Gas For Less, 3197 Alliance Rd, for a reported robbery.

Officers contacted the clerk who said a single suspect entered the business with a firearm similar to either a shotgun or a muzzle loader rifle in hand. The suspect demanded cash and then fled N/B on Alliance Rd.

The suspect was described as a white male adult, approximately 5’10” tall and 140 pounds. The suspect was wearing a black hooded sweatshirt with the hood up, gray sweatpants, and a black mask that covered the bottom portion of his face.

Anybody who has information about the robbery is asked to contact the Arcata Police Department.
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