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Robbery reported on bike path near Chico State

Robbery reported on bike path near Chico State

Natalie Hanson

April 23, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, Campus, Crime, News

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 ...

Man threatens K-mart employees with BB gun, steals jewelry

Man threatens K-mart employees with BB gun, steals jewelry

Alejandra Fraga

April 3, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, Community, Crime, Mobile Headlines, News

A man shoplifted approximately $12,000 worth of jewelry at the K-mart located on Pillsbury Road on Monday around 5:18p.m.According to a Chico Police Department press release, the K-mart employees confronted the suspect when he then suddenly waved out what seemed to be a handgun.The suspect fled the store, ...

Robbery near Chico State parking garage under investigation

Robbery near Chico State parking garage under investigation

Natalie Hanson

February 17, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, Campus, Community, Crime, Mobile Headlines, News

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 Ch...

Woman assaulted and robbed near campus

Woman assaulted and robbed near campus

Natalie Hanson

October 15, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, Community, Crime, News

Chico Police are investigating the assault and robbery of a woman in the area of West 7th and Walnut Streets Monday.According to the Chico Police Department, the 20-year-old victim was assaulted by a male suspect while walking near Highway 32 at about 5:45 p.m. The unidentified man allegedly pulled her into a nea...

Homicide reported in Chico State neighborhood

Homicide reported in Chico State neighborhood

Christian Solis

October 2, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, Community, Crime, News

A man was shot and killed Sunday night near the 900 block of West Fourth Avenue. Chico Police found a 32-year-old man suffering from multiple gunshot wounds when they arrived. He was pronounced dead at the scene. Alleged suspects, Jason Jackson and Michaela Norman, were arrested at Flyers Gas S...

Man shot behind Aca Taco

Man shot behind Aca Taco

Kaley Wise

September 18, 2016


Filed under Breaking News, News

A 23-year-old man was robbed and shot multiple times behind the Aca Taco located on Columbus Avenue, on Sept.16.Shots were reported around 12:30 a.m. The man was shot behind the shopping center, next to a pickup truck, according to a press release.His name has not been released. The victim was transpo...

Suspects arrested after assaulting bicyclist in One Mile

Suspects arrested after assaulting  bicyclist in One Mile

Michelle Zhu

April 6, 2016


Filed under Breaking News, News

Two men were arrested for assaulting and robbing a bicyclist Tuesday evening in South One Mile Recreation Area.At 6 p.m. the bicyclist was followed by a vehicle, which proceeded to honk behind him. The bicyclist waved for them to pass, but this resulted in a verbal exchange.The suspects then exited the ...

Armed robber flees on bike

Armed robber flees on bike

December 6, 2015


Filed under Breaking News, Crime

A Chico man was robbed at gunpoint near Panama Avenue and The Esplanade on Nov. 29. Police received a call about a possible armed robbery and a victim who was bleeding from a laceration on his head, according to a Chico police press release.Justin Martinez informed police that a suspect approached him and tried to take his backpack before pulling out a ...

Surveillance images of Umpqua Bank robbery released

Surveillance images of Umpqua Bank robbery released

Suzy Leamon

October 10, 2015


Filed under Breaking News, Crime

Surveillance images of the man suspected of robbing an Umpqua Bank branch on Sept. 30 were released by the Chico Police Department on Monday.The robbery took place between East Sixth and East Fifth avenues around 11:20 a.m., according to Chico police.The photo shows the man wearing a blue and black baseball cap, blue hoodie, blue jeans and dar...

Police: Two men robbed grocery store on Park Avenue

David Mcvicker

January 30, 2015


Filed under Breaking News, Crime, News

Chico Police are searching for two men who robbed a local grocery store at gunpoint Thursday night. No customers were in the store at the time and the store clerk was injured in the robbery.Officers said two men entered the Money Saver Food Mart on 1631 Park Ave. wearing bandannas over their faces and po...

Alleged smash and grab at Kirk’s Jewelry

Alleged smash and grab at Kirk’s Jewelry

David Mcvicker

November 21, 2014


Filed under Crime, News

Chico Police are seeking three men who allegedly robbed a jewelry store at gunpoint.Kirk's Jewelry, on the corner of Third and Salem streets, was robbed at around 10:49 a.m. Friday morning, according Chico Police Sergeant Scott Zuschin. There were no customers in the store and an estimated five empl...

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