South Chico Starbucks robbed at gunpoint

Nov 20, 2015 10:21 AM by Alyssa Deitsch

Starbucks Coffee on Forest Avenue in Chico is closed after an early morning armed robbery.

Police are still searching for a suspect, described as a white man, between 5’10” and 6’0” wearing dark clothing and a hooded sweatshirt. According to a police report, he walked into the coffee chain around 5:00 a.m. Friday and demanded money while pointing a handgun at employees.

The man did not shoot the gun or injure anyone, but fled southbound with an undisclosed amount of cash.

Officers searched the south Chico area but could not find the man.

Starbucks is temporarily closed for business but has not said when they will re-open to the public.

Call the Chico Police Department at 530-897-4900 if you have any information.


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