Press release from the Fortuna Police Department:
Fortuna Officers responded to a silent panic alarm from a business on the 300 block of South Fortuna Blvd at 6 a.m. this morning as a result of an armed robbery.
By the time officers had arrived, the suspect had fled west bound on Newburg Road, and is still at large.
Suspect was armed with a revolver, with a blued finish and wood handle, and described as possibly being a Hispanic male.
He was described as wearing a dark hooded sweatshirt; black flat bill hat with sticker on top of bill, a blue bandanna was worn across his face, black pants, and black gloves with green knuckle guards and white writing on the top, and white leather shoes with white laces with black toe cap and tongue.
He used a crumpled multi colored plastic shopping bag to make off with the stolen cash.
Fortuna Police ask that anyone with information about this crime, or finding any item described above immediately contact us at 725-7550, option 0.
If you locate any of the described items, we ask that you not touch or disturb them, and please allow our officers to retrieve them.