Sheriff's office asks for aid in identifying robbery suspects

The following is a press release issued today by the Humboldt County Sheriff's Office:

On August 11, at approximately 8:30 a.m., the Humboldt County Sheriff's Office was notified of a home invasion robbery that occurred on August 8, at approximately 6:30 a.m. at a residence in the 400 block of Evans Road, Fieldbrook.

The Humboldt County Sheriff's Office requests the public's assistance in identifying the suspects in the surveillance photos obtained from the home surveillance system.

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.

Previously:

On August 11, at approximately 8:30 a.m., the Humboldt County Sheriff's Office was notified of a Home Invasion Robbery that occurred on August 8, at approximately 6:30 a.m. at a residence in the 400 block of Evans Road, Fieldbrook.

When the investigating deputy arrived at the residence, he met with a 55 year old male and his 35 year old son. They told the deputy they were asleep on August 8 in their residence, when three men with hooded sweatshirts entered their home. The suspects entered through an unlocked rear sliding door. After the suspects entered the home, one of the suspects pointed a semi-automatic handgun at the fathers head. The suspects made him walk into his son's room at gunpoint, where they tied up the son and struck him with the handgun. The suspects demanded processed marijuana from the victims. The victims told the suspects they did not have any processed marijuana. The suspects forced the father to open a safe and they stole $3000.00 in cash a coin collection, the victim's wallets and car keys from the safe. The suspects then fled the residence.

The father told the deputy they were very distraught over the incident and called their daughter instead of law enforcement. The daughter reported the incident to the Sheriff's Office for them today. The deputy saw the son had injuries consistent with being assaulted.

The suspects are described as follows:

#1 Heavy set white male adult, mid 30s, approximately 6 feet 2 inches tall, approximately 250 pounds, wearing a black hooded sweatshirt and gloves.

#2 Hispanic, late 20's, with a moustache and goatee, 5 feet 6 inches tall, 140 pounds, wearing a dark grey hooded sweatshirt, armed with a semi-auto black handgun.

#3 White male, late 20's, wearing a dark hooded sweatshirt, 140 pounds, armed with a semi-auto black handgun.

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