Police searching for Oroville armed robbery suspect

Jan 6, 2016 5:46 PM by News Staff

Police in Oroville are searching for a man they say broke into a home Wednesday and pulled a gun on the homeowner.

Oroville Police officers responded to a call coming from a home off the Oro Quincy Highway in Oroville approximately Noon. The suspect broke into the garage of the home where he was confronted by the owner.

The owner said the suspect pulled a gun and fled the scene in a white sedan with a broken taillight. The homeowner said the tail light of the sedan was held together with tape.

Police described the suspect as a white male, approximately 6-feet tall, 200 pounds with brown hair and a beard. He was wearing a camouflage jacket.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Oroville Police Department at (530) 538-2448.


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