Chico police searching for armed robbery suspect

May 27, 2015 11:34 AM by News Staff

Chico police are searching for a man who used a semi-automatic handgun to rob a convenience store late Tuesday night.

Officers were called to the Jackpot Food Mart on W. 6th Street just after 11:30 p.m. Tuesday and when they arrived the clerk reported a man had just entered the store, pulled out a gun, and then fled with money from the register.

According to a news release from the Chico Police Department the suspect is described as a black male, 20-30-years-old, and around 6 feet tall with a medium build. At the time of the robbery he was wearing a black hooded sweatshirt, black pants and had his face covered with a bandana.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Chico Police Department at (530) 897-4911.


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