Eureka Police Department press release: 

On 12/4/18 at approximately 6:29 p.m., officers with the Eureka Police Department responded to the 1200 block of 11th Street for a report of a robbery.

The victim stated an unknown male entered the business and brandished a handgun at her while demanding money from the cash register. The male took an undisclosed amount of money and fled on foot northbound on M Street.

The suspect was described as a black or possibly dark complected Hispanic male, in his late 30’s to early 40’s, 6’0 tall with a thin build. The suspect was wearing a grey colored hat, black and grey colored windbreaker, blue jeans and grey and white colored shoes. The subject wore a black colored cloth on the lower half of his face during the robbery concealing his identity.

This is an ongoing investigation and updates shall be released when it becomes available.

Investigators are requesting the public’s assistance with identifying the suspect. Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to call Detective Richard Bise at (707) 441-4109 or via e-mail at rbise@ci.eureka.ca.gov.