Armed Robbery Reported at Chico's Downtown Valero Gas Station

The suspect pointed the gun at the clerk and demanded cash

Posted: Dec 29, 2018 9:36 AM
Updated: Dec 29, 2018 6:29 PM

CHICO, Calif. - An armed robbery was reported at the Valero Gas Station at 1295 E. 8th Street in Chico on Friday, Dec. 28, 2018 at 9:45 p.m.

Chico police say the clerk of the market had a gun pointed at them by the suspect, who was wearing a mask and was holding a silver handgun. The suspect demanded cash from the clerk before fleeing west on E. 8th Street with the stolen money.

The suspect is a white male in his mid-to-upper 20's. He was wearing dark or black clothing at the time.

Anyone with information or who witnessed anything out of the ordinary near the downtown Valero at that place and time is asked to contact the Chico Police Department at (530) 897-4911.

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