Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office press release:

On 08-12- 2016 at 6:50 a.m. Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office Deputies responded to a residence located in the 2700 block of Bolier Avenue, McKinleyville, regarding an armed robbery that had just occurred. Deputies contact the 37 year old male victim, who relayed the following information to the deputies:

The victim said he and his wife were sleeping in their bedroom when they heard a loud noise. The victim said he got out of bed to investigate the cause of the noise. The victim said when he walked into his living room he was confronted by (4) male suspects holding weapons. The victim stated they were all wearing dark clothing and had black and red bandannas covering their faces. The victim believed all the suspects were white, male adults.

The victim said one of the suspects ordered him to lay down on the floor at gunpoint. The suspects then took the victim’s credit cards and cellular telephone. The victim said the suspects were also demanding he give them drugs, but he told them he did not have any drugs. The suspects then fled the residence with the victim’s property. Deputies checked the area for the suspects, but were unable to locate them.

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.