Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office press release: 

On Friday, September 18, 2015 at approximately 6:45 p.m. the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a male victim, age 64, bleeding and his attacker has fled. The victim stated he was at his residence on North Court, Scotia, when he received a knock at his front door and there stood an unknown male subject. The male suspect forced his way into the victim’s residence and brandished a firearm at the victim stating he would shoot him. A struggle ensued and the victim stated he was able to obtain a knife he had nearby and stabbed the suspect. The victim stated another male suspect entered the residence and took the first suspect out of the residence. The suspects fled toward the rear of the victim’s house. The victim received a small injury but declined medical attention.

The first suspect is described by the victim as a white, male, adult, approximately 30 years old, 5’8”, with a scrawny build, and having dark hair. The second suspect is described as a white male adult with light colored hair.

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.