Bank Robbery Today; EPD Asks Public’s Help

 Robbery 072016.Press release from the Eureka Police Department:

On July 20, 2016, at about 2:58 p.m., officers with the Eureka Police Department responded to a bank on the 2800 block of E Street in Eureka for the report of an armed robbery that had just occurred.

The bank teller told officers that the suspect stated that he had a weapon and demanded money. The suspect lifted his clothing to display a handgun, which was located in the waistband of his pants.

The suspect fled out the north door of the bank with an undisclosed amount of money. The suspect is described Robbery umpquaas a white male adult, about 5’10’, thin build, and a close cut beard. He was further described as wearing light colored pants, a gray hoodie with print on the front, black baseball camp with logo, and square framed sunglasses.

Anyone with information regarding this robbery is urged to call Detective Sergeant Patrick O’Neill at (707) 268-5261.



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