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FBI searching for suspect in McKinleyville bank robbery

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The FBI and the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office are asking for the public’s help in locating a suspect wanted in connection to a bank robbery that took place last year in McKinleyville.

It happened at the Bank of America on Central Avenue. The suspect brandished a handgun, made a verbal demand for money and jumped over the counter to place the stolen money in a white trash bag.

The suspect is considered armed and dangerous, and is described as a black male in his 30s, about 5’9 inches”, weighing 170 lbs. and having a mustache. Witnesses report seeing a white sports utility vehicle fleeing the scene after the robbery.

Anyone with information about the suspect is asked to contact the San Francisco FBI Office at (415) 553-7400, or the FBI San Francisco, Fortuna Resident Agency at (707) 725-6141.