Robbery near Chico State parking garage under investigation

Photo credit: Sean Mcfadden

Photo credit: Sean Mcfadden

Police are seeking information about a robbery that occurred by the WREC center and a parking structure Saturday.

The robbery occurred at about 12:30 a.m at the streets of West 2nd and Cherry, near a campus parking garage and the recreation center, according to a release from the University Police Chief John Reid.

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Photo credit: Natalie Hanson

The release described the suspect in the robbery as a white male in his 20s, who was wearing a grey jacket and shorts and carried a handgun. He was accompanied by a white male adult with black curly hair who wore a black shirt and shorts and a third male of unknown description. Both men were also suspected to have been armed with handguns.

This is a developing story, and University police stated that they are currently investigating the robbery.

Any person with information about this crime is encouraged to call the Chico Police Department at 530-897-4900.

Natalie Hanson can be reached at [email protected] or @NatalieH_Orion on Twitter.