Woman Attacked, Robbed on Hammond Trail

McKinleyville, Ca., (KIEM) An investigation continues for a man police say assaulted a woman on a trail in McKinleyville.

Around 11 AM Friday morning, Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office received a report that a female had been assaulted on the Hammond Trail just north of Hiller Park. 

Police say the female was struck multiple times and her wallet taken.

According to officials, after the attack, the suspect fled northbound on the trail towards the Knox Cove area.

The victim was transported to a local hospital and received treatment for her injuries.

The suspect is described as a white male adult, approximately 30-40 years of age, 6’0, thin build, clean-shaven, last seen wearing a black hooded sweatshirt and white washed jeans.

Anyone that has any information regarding this incident contact the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office at 707-445-7251 or the Sheriff’s Office Crime Tip line at 707-268-2539.