On April 17, 2023, at about 9:18 p.m., Humboldt County Sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to a residence on the 1600 block of Fischer Avenue in McKinleyville for the report of an attempted armed robbery.
Deputies contacted one victim at the residence. According to the victim, two unknown males reportedly entered the home through an unlocked front door. One of the suspects brandished a firearm at the victim and demanded money. During this interaction, the victim’s dog reportedly ran at the suspects and chased them out of the residence. The victim was not physically injured during this incident.
The suspects are described as follows:
- Suspect One: Male approximately 5 feet 7 inches tall, slim build, light-complected, wearing a tan hoodie with fur around the hood, a ski mask, black gloves and jeans.
- Suspect Two: Male approximately 6 feet tall, slim build, light-complected, wearing a black hoodie with fur around the hood, a ski mask, black gloves and jeans.
The suspects are possibly driving a vehicle with a loud, V8-style engine.
This case is still under investigation. Anyone with information about this case, the suspects or related criminal activity is encouraged to call the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office at (707) 445-7251 or the Sheriff’s Office Crime Tip line at (707) 268-2539, reference case number: 202301796.
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