Woman robbed at Mad River Beach

MAD RIVER BEACH- The Humboldt County Sheriff’s office is investigating a robbery at Mad River Beach.

Deputies were called there at around 2:30 Thursday afternoon. The female victim who was walking her dog south of the Mad River Beach parking lot when she was approached by a man. He shoved the victim to the ground taking her cell phone and car keys and fled into the dunes. The victim was uninjured.

A citizen walking on the beach found the victims stolen items and returned them to law enforcement.

The suspect is described as a transient man, shoulder length gray hair and facial hair.

Anyone with information is asked to call the sheriff’s office.