Scraggly-Haired Robber Sought – November 2, 2010

Tuesday, November 2, 2010

On Monday, Nov. 1 at about 6:50 p.m., the Arcata Police Department received information that an attempted armed robbery had just occurred in the area of 10th St and Q streets. The responding officers checked the area but were unable to locate the suspect.

Officers learned that a female victim had been approached by a male with a handgun. The suspect threatened the victim and demanded money. The victim was able to safely get away without being harmed or giving the suspect any property.

The suspect was described as a white male adult in his 20s, about 5 feet, 10 inches to 5 feet, 11 inches tall, with “scraggly” blond hair, a beard and having a slender build. He was further described as wearing a hat and loose clothing.

Anyone with information leading to the identity of the suspect is urged to call the Arcata Police Department at (707) 822-2424.