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Chico police are searching for suspected shoplifter who threatened a Kmart employee

Police are searching for a suspected shoplifter who threatened a store clerk in Chico on Aug. 13.

Posted: Aug 13, 2019 4:54 PM

CHICO, Calif. - Police are searching for a suspected shoplifter who threatened a store clerk in Chico on Aug. 13.

The incident happened at the Kmart store on Pillsbury Road. Officers were called out at about 10:30 a.m. The man was initially reported to have a knife.

Police said the suspect had shoplifted there before and made threats when he was confronted by employees.

Nobody was injured, the suspect left on a bicycle.

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