On Wednesday, April 5, 2017 at about 1424 hours Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office (HCSO) Deputies responded to the 7200 block of West End Road, Arcata for an agency assist per California Highway Patrol. It was reported to law enforcement as a traffic collision and an altercation. Upon arrival, Deputies learned an adult female sustained serious injuries and an adult male suspect was believed to have fled on foot. The female victim was transported by ambulance to a local hospital. Her injuries are unknown at this time.
Arcata Police Department K9 and California Highway Patrol air support are assisting in the search. The male suspect is described as being in his 20’s with a dark complexion, dark hair, 5’8 and 200 pounds. Suspect was last seen wearing blue jeans, dark colored shirt or sweatshirt and a white baseball hat.
Deputies along with HCSO Investigators are currently on scene investigating.
Anyone with information for the Sheriff’s Office regarding this case or related criminal activity is encouraged to call the Sheriff’s Office at 707-445-7251 or the Sheriff’s Office Crime Tip line at 707-268-2539.