Chico Police in Pursuit of Wanted Man

Mar 5, 2014 5:28 AM

Chico Police are actively searching for a wanted man who evaded officers during a suspected DUI stop at 1:35 a.m. near Enloe Medical Center.

When police attempted to pull over Nitai Diniz, 24, he led them on a short pursuit before stopping near the hospital’s entrance and fleeing on foot. Around 2:45 a.m., police cleared the area near 5th and Magnolia in a failed attempt to find Diniz.

He is wanted in Florida on a felony warrant.

Police are still looking for Diniz, who is described as a Hispanic male, medium build, with short dark hair, and was last seen wearing jeans and a leather jacket.

If you have any information, call the Chico Police Department (530) 897-4900.


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