Security Officer at JCPenney in Chico beaten

Aug 22, 2014 8:12 PM by Debbie Cobb

Chico police are looking for two suspects who robbed the JC-Penney store at the Chico Mall today.

According to police, two white men walked into the clothing store and stole a pair of shoes about 1:30 this afternoon. A loss prevention officer confronted the suspects outside of the store and when the officer tried to recover the property one of the suspects jumped the employee. The suspects held him down while the other punched and kicked him.

Police say the two suspects took off on foot.

The victim suffered cuts and bruises to the face. Investigators are working with the employees to try to get a description of the suspects. Police say no weapon was seen during the robbery.


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