Nov 21, 2014 1:40 PM by News Staff
Chico police are searching for three suspects they say are responsible for an armed robbery at Kirk's Jewelry downtown Friday morning.
According to police, two men ran into the store around 10:50 a.m., smashed several glass jewelry cases and made off with an unidentified amount of merchandise before fleeing in a dark gray 4-door sedan, license number 5DRM905.
Witnesses say the suspects were two African-American men, the first suspect is approximately 20-years-old, 6-feet-tall with a skinny build, he was wearing a dark hooded sweatshirt with white drawstrings and carrying a black semi-automatic handgun. The second suspect was also around 20-years-old around 5-feet-7-inches tall, he was reportedly wearing all dark clothing and a ski mask. Authorities are also searching for a driver, but that suspect's description is unknown.
No injuries were reported and police say there were no customers inside the store at the time of the robbery.