BREAKING NEWS Bear Fire: More evacuation orders reduced to warnings Full Story
BREAKING NEWS Red Salmon Complex: Evacuation order for Forks of Salmon reduced to warning Full Story

Chico Police arrest man for early morning sexual assault

The caller told officials he did not recognize the subject and was concerned he was prowling before going inside the house.

Posted: Oct 3, 2019 7:48 PM
Updated: Oct 3, 2019 10:21 PM

CHICO, Calif. - A 23-year-old man was arrested after officials say he sexually assaulted a woman on Saturday, Sept. 28.

Officers received a report of a suspicious circumstance occurring on West 6th Street around 4 a.m.

The caller told officials he did not recognize the subject and was concerned he was prowling before going inside the house.

After a period of time, officials say they were notified by the caller that he had seen a woman quickly exit the house and run away. He then watched the male also exit and walk off.

Chico State Police also responded to the area and located a man matching the description just a few blocks away.

The subject was identified as Felipe Marquez-Segura.

During the initial investigation, officers say they located the woman who ran away. She explained to them she had been sexually assaulted while in the home by a man who she had never had prior contact with.

Marquez-Segura was positively identified as the subject who entered the home and assaulted the victim.

He was arrested for the sexual assault and taken to Butte County Jail.

California Coronavirus Cases

Data is updated nightly.

Confirmed Cases: 775037

Reported Deaths: 14804
CountyConfirmedDeaths
Los Angeles2572716324
Riverside563741143
San Bernardino51467839
Orange513991115
San Diego43619754
Kern31076340
Fresno27381348
Sacramento20961371
Alameda20162365
Santa Clara19891295
San Joaquin19701407
Stanislaus16150325
Contra Costa15544197
Tulare15486255
Ventura12073141
Imperial11457310
San Francisco1056991
San Mateo9332142
Monterey919765
Santa Barbara8785109
Merced8692131
Kings715877
Sonoma6827114
Marin6505111
Solano605455
Madera427058
Placer338541
San Luis Obispo331627
Yolo272153
Butte270433
Santa Cruz21088
Sutter162110
Napa158713
San Benito126010
Yuba11087
El Dorado10544
Mendocino81718
Lassen7300
Shasta66114
Glenn5473
Colusa4996
Nevada4975
Tehama4853
Humboldt4826
Lake43310
Calaveras30513
Amador28616
Tuolumne2163
Inyo18714
Mono1632
Siskiyou1590
Del Norte1351
Mariposa752
Plumas490
Modoc230
Trinity150
Sierra60
Alpine20
Unassigned00
Chico
Few Clouds
79° wxIcon
Hi: 83° Lo: 58°
Feels Like: 79°
Oroville
Clear
82° wxIcon
Hi: 82° Lo: 58°
Feels Like: 82°
Paradise
Few Clouds
79° wxIcon
Hi: 75° Lo: 56°
Feels Like: 79°
Chester
Clear
70° wxIcon
Hi: 67° Lo: 43°
Feels Like: 70°
Red Bluff
Clear
78° wxIcon
Hi: 82° Lo: 59°
Feels Like: 79°
Willows
Few Clouds
79° wxIcon
Hi: 86° Lo: 55°
Feels Like: 79°
Much better air quality, elevated fire danger, cooler temperatures, and the potential for showers are all ahead for your Friday. We'll be dry and warmer for your last weekend of the summer season.
KHSL Severe
KHSL Radar
KHSL Temperatures

Community Events