Suspicious subject circles playground watching children

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Chico Police Department

Call type: Suspicious subject Friday, 9:35 a.m., Vallombrosa Avenue
Male inside the business was making employee nervous. Male was wandering around but didn’t appear to be buying anything and looked like he was waiting for other customers to leave.

Call type: Accident Friday, 12:59 p.m., Main Street
Reporting party stated that half an hour earlier a bicyclist rode by on the sidewalk and hit her 5-year-old daughter. According to reporting party her 5-year-old had a minor cut/bruise on her chin. The bicyclist fled the scene.

Call type: Suspicious subject Friday, 1:44 p.m., Wildwood Avenue
Female circling the playground area who appeared to be under the influence of a controlled substance was watching kids and scaring parents.

Call type: Special patrol Friday, 6:54 p.m., Mangrove Avenue
Reporting party requested extra patrol because a male subject had been hanging out around the bank for the past week.

University Police Department

Call type: Suspicious vehicle Friday, 1:37 a.m., Ivy Street
Silver Volvo was in the middle of the street with a damaged wheel and its flashers on but no one around.

Call type: Non-injury hit-and-run Friday, 2:09 p.m., Cherry Street
Reporting party reported her vehicle was struck while parked on the second floor. A witness left a note for the reporting party.

Call type: Suspicious subject Friday, 9:13 p.m., West Sacramento Avenue
Three subjects were standing around a small, black car possibly drinking. Vehicle was parked across from the Konkow Hall blue light phone.

Call type: Welfare check Friday, 9:44 p,m., Cherry Street
On the southeast corner of the street a white, adult male with a bike was slumped over.

Carlos Islas can be reached at [email protected] or @cIslasReports on Twitter.