UPDATE 12:44 p.m. Monday, Dec. 10, 2018 - Owners of the Beacon Gas Station in Chico are hoping that new surveillance video released will help locate the suspect in an armed robbery.
The cashier at the gas station said the store was quiet and he was vacuuming on Dec. 6 when the suspect came in with a mask and a gun.
"The guy had a mask and a gun," said Harprett Bajwa, a cashier at the Beacon Gas Station. "He had a plastic bag and he said, 'you put all money inside the bag.'"
Anyone with information is asked to call Chico Police at (530) 897-4900.
CHICO, Calif.- Chico Police say that they are now searching for a suspect in the armed robbery of a gas station.
Around 9:30 p.m. Chico Police received a report of a robbery that occurred at Beacon Gas Station on Fair Street in Chico. Officers responded to the call and spoke with an employee.
The employee said that a man entered the business armed with a handgun and wearing a ski mask. The man demanded cash from the employee. The employee gave the suspect with an undisclosed amount of cash and the suspect fled the area.
The suspect is described as a white or Hispanic male adult, approximately 5’9”-5’11” with an average build. He was wearing a mask and gloves during the robbery.
If you have any information, call Chico Police.