Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office press release:

On Saturday, January 21, 2017 at about 7:00 a.m. Humboldt County Sheriff Deputies responded to Burger King at 1645 Heartwood Drive, Mckinleyville for a report of an armed robbery that just occurred.

Witnesses told deputies an unknown suspect entered the business, brandished a firearm and demanded money. The cashier complied and the suspect left the area with an undisclosed amount of cash.  No one was injured during the robbery.

The suspect is described as a white male, approximately 6’1, 200 lbs, wearing a black mask, grey sweatshirt with a red Under Armour emblem, blue jeans, white shoes, and black gloves. 

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.