Apr 5, 2017

HCSO searching for carjacking and stabbing suspect; Humboldt Water Bay District on lockdown

HCSO Press Release:

 On Wednesday, April 5, 2017 at about 1424 hours Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office (HCSO) Deputies responded to the 7200 block of West End Road, Arcata for an agency assist per California Highway Patrol. It was reported to law enforcement as a traffic collision and an altercation. Upon arrival, Deputies learned an adult female sustained serious injuries and an adult male suspect was believed to have fled on foot. The female victim was transported by ambulance to a local hospital. Her injuries are unknown at this time. 

"Arcata Police Department K9 and California Highway Patrol air support are assisting in the search. The male suspect is described as being in his 20’s with a dark complexion, dark hair, 5’8 and 200 pounds. Suspect was last seen wearing blue jeans, dark colored shirt or sweatshirt and a white baseball hat.

According to North Coast News :

"The Humboldt Bay Municipal Water District is currently on lockdown while they look for the suspect.  It happened around 3 p.m. Wednesday at Pump 4 on Warren Creek Road in Arcata. "

According to North Coast News, the man allegedly stabbed the woman during the carjacking.

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