This morning, about 7:50, two white male adults possibly in their twenties wearing “blue and white hoodies” robbed the Blue Lake Patriot station on Blue Lake Boulevard, according to scanner traffic. The two fled the scene on foot possibly up the hill toward State Route 299.
However, later, one hoodie and a bandanna believed to have been used to cover one of the robbers’ faces were found discarded on Davis Street in the opposite direction. Humboldt County Sheriff’s deputies and California Highway Patrol Officers searched the area.
We’ve requested more information from the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office.
Please remember that information gathered from initial reports is subject to revision as more facts become available.
Read the full HCSO press release below.
According to an employee of the business, two unknown male suspects with face coverings entered the business and brandished a knife at the employee. The suspects stole a large amount of cash and cigarette cartons, then fled east on Blue Lake Boulevard.
The suspects are described as follows:
White male adult, wearing a red hoodie/jacket and face covering.
White male adult, wearing a white and blue hoodie/jacket and face covering.
Anyone with information about this case 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.