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Chico Police arrest man for afternoon robbery

When an employee tried to stop him, they say Collins said he had a gun.

Posted: Oct 16, 2019 10:45 PM

CHICO, Calif. - Chico Police say a man was arrested within hours of a robbery on Park Avenue.

Police say Tyler Collins entered the '76 Gas Station around 2:30 p.m. on Oct. 16 and started pulling items off the shelves.

When an employee tried to stop him, they say Collins said he had a gun.

Officers tracked him down near East 12th and Nelson Streets and the station employee positively identified him.

Collins was arrested for robbery and police say no gun was located.

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