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Date Released: 2/28/2004
Subject: Robbery
Contact: Brenda Gainey, PIO
Case No#: 200401355
Released By: B. Gainey

Location: Eureka

Humboldt County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a report of a robbery at a residence on Allard Avenue Thursday evening. At about 5:00 PM deputies spoke with the victim, a 41 year-old male, at his Allard Avenue trailer. The victim reported that he had been beaten and robbed inside his residence by a white male adult. The victim had some abrasions and swelling on his forehead but he declined medical attention. He reported that he had been introduced to the suspect by an acquaintance earlier in the day. The suspect later returned to the victim’s residence reportedly asked him for change for a $20 bill. When the victim retrieved his wallet he said the suspect started hitting him with his fists. The suspect reportedly took the wallet and an undisclosed amount of cash from the victim. The suspect then fled on foot.

All paperwork regarding this case will be forwarded to the District Attorney’s Office for review. The investigating deputy has also prepared an affidavit in support of an arrest warrant.