Attempted Robbery and Stabbing at California Park Lake

Oct 7, 2014 8:01 AM

The Chico Police are searching for a suspect involved in an attempted robbery and stabbing in California Park Lake.

Just before eight p.m. yesterday, a 33-year-old Chico resident was jogging on the levee that borders the lake at California Park near Bruce and Sierra Sunrise Terrace.

He had finished jogging and was returning to his parked vehicle when a man approached him, demanding his phone. When he would not give up his phone, the suspect lunged forward and stabbed him.

The victim went to Enloe Medical Center and is expected to be OK.

The suspect is described as a white male, between the ages of 18 and 19, 5'7", 150 lbs., brown hair, thin build and wearing a dark t-shirt and blue jeans.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Chico Police Department.


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