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Chico Police: Man arrested in DUI hit & run

Chico Police said a man was arrested for a DUI hit and run early Wednesday morning.

Posted: Aug 28, 2019 5:42 AM
Updated: Aug 28, 2019 8:11 AM

CHICO, Calif. - Chico Police said a man was arrested for a DUI hit and run early Wednesday morning.

Police said around 3 a.m. Wednesday, a man driving a rented work truck pulled into the Chevron on Nord Avenue, tried to turn around, then backed into a gas pump, leaving it damaged.

He then drove away but was pulled over by Chico Police a short time later, and given a field sobriety test.

Police said he was arrested for driving under the influence.  No injuries were reported.

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