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Attempted robbery suspect arrested in Downtown Chico

Chico police arrested a man that they say punched and attempted to rob a man in Downtown Chico on Saturday afternoon.

Posted: Feb 25, 2019 12:56 PM

CHICO, Calif. - Chico police arrested a man that they say punched and attempted to rob a man in Downtown Chico on Saturday afternoon.

Police say the suspect punched a man outside of a bank at Second and Broadway around two p.m. on Saturday afternoon. 

The victim walked to a nearby Starbucks and called the police. 

Police arrested Jovontai Glaspie a few blocks away. They say he is a known transient in the area. 

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Thankfully, the wind is cooperating much better today in northern California. Our weather is still quite hot for this time of year and very dry. There is plenty of haze and smoke from the Fawn Fire overhead, and it isn't leaving yet.
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