A reader called asking why there were 10 sheriff cars behind the Shell station in Mckinleyville.
Several media reports from scanner traffic including on Operation Safe Streets facebook page, OSS posted the following:
Updated Info - both suspect and citizen have been injured. Suspect is in custody. 3:26pm
Updated info: citizens have suspect detained and now Sheriff's do.
Humboldt County Sheriff's Department is responding to a bank robbery on Central in McKinleyville. Tri County Bank.
Original post by Operation Safe Streets:
Sheriff's deputy on scene advises there are multiple good samaritan who were injured by the robbery suspect. 3:40pm
Moments ago someone robbed Tri Counties Bank on Central in McKinleyville. According to scanner traffic, early reports indicate the suspect was chased and detained by several citizens by the Shell gas station. Sheriff's deputies were on scene quickly and have the suspect in custody. Both the suspect and one good samaritan have been injured during the apprehension. Extent of injuries are unknown.