Chico Police on the hunt for stabbing suspect

Chico Police are on the hunt for the man who stabbed a young man in downtown Chico.

Posted: Mar 1, 2019 3:29 AM

CHICO, Calif.-

Chico Police are on the hunt for the man who stabbed a young man in downtown Chico. 

Officers say that around 7:50 p.m. they responded to a call in the area of Broadway St. between W.4th St. and W. 5th St. and found a young man who was suffering from a stab wound to his abdomen. They say the victim told them that he and his friends were involved in a verbal argument with a man. He told officers that the argument escalated into a physical fight and at some point, he was stabbed. 

The victim was treated and released to his parents. 

The suspect was described as Hispanic male adult, around 30 years old, 5’5” tall, wearing a black jacket, dark pants, possibly a Chico transient.

Police say the suspect was last seen walking northbound on Broadway St.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Chico Police at (530) 897-4900.

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