Robbery reported on bike path near Chico State

Robbery reported on bike path near Chico State

A warning was issued to students Monday after a robbery was reported near Chico State.

The incident occurred on a bike path adjacent to the campus boiler plant, at about 10:30 p.m. on Sunday.

So far, the only information released was a description of the suspect in the robbery. The suspect was reported to be “a black male in his late teens or early twenties with short hair”, according to the warning report. He was described as seen wearing a grey sweatshirt with the hood pulled over his head.

The suspect was also reported to have been carrying a semi-automatic handgun.

The crime, taking place near campus, is now under investigation by the Chico Police Department. Anyone with information about this crime is encouraged to contact them at 530-897-4900.

Students have been asked to use caution when walking alone and in the area where the incident occurred.

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