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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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