Attempted robbery leads to stabbing in Chico

Apr 25, 2016 12:27 PM by News Staff

Police are continue to investigate an attempted murder that happened in Chico Saturday evening.

The incident happened shortly after five when a man broke into an apartment in the Chico Commons Apartment complex on Amanda Way.

According to police, the suspect broke a sliding glass door and entered the apartment.

When the suspect was inside the apartment, the man living there confronted him and a fight broke out.

“The resident tried to subdue the suspect and received several stab wounds and then officers were able to take that person into custody,” said Chico Police Sergeant Scott Ruppel.

The victim, 39-year old Jessie Phillips, was treated at Enloe Medical Center for stab wounds to the left side of his upper body.

The suspect 49-year old Darin Petty was arrested for attempted murder, burglary and vandalism.


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