According to a Eureka Police Department press release, dated Dec. 28, 2011:
On Dec. 27, 2011 at about 8:59 pm, officers of the Eureka Police Department (EPD) responded to a reported robbery that took place at a business located at the 800 block of W. Harris Street in Eureka.
Upon officers arrival, they were told by employees that two suspects had entered the business. One suspect displayed a handgun, began demanding all the money, while shoving the employee to the ground. The second suspect also was shouting orders and demanding the money. While this was taking place, an additional employee was able to notify police, via the robbery alarm. Both suspects fled with an undisclosed amount of money.
- Suspect #1 was described as: a white male in his late teens to early 20’s, approximately 5-6, 130 pounds. He was wearing a grey hooded sweatshirt dark jeans and a ski mask.
- Suspect #2 was described as: an Indian male in his late teens to early 20’s, approximately 5-6, 130 pounds with black hair down to his ears. He was wearing a grey hooded sweatshirt dark jeans and a ski mask.
This is an ongoing investigation and further details will be released as they become available. Anyone with information regarding this investigation is urged to contact Det. Wilcox of the Eureka Police Department’s Criminal Investigations Section at 707-441-4300.
The photos below, sent to KMUD News by the EPD on Dec. 29, 2011, are from a security video and show the suspects’ actions inside the store.