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Chico police investigating armed gas station robbery

Chico police searching for a suspect in armed gas station robbery Sunday evening.

Posted: Jun 29, 2020 7:59 AM
Updated: Jun 29, 2020 12:26 PM

CHICO, Calif. - Chico police said they are searching for a man who robbed the Speedway Gas Station at gunpoint.

It happened at 2402 Cohasset Road around 6:30 p.m. Sunday night, according to the police.

Investigators say the man brandished a handgun and took cash and products from the gas station, before running off toward Manzanita Ave.

The suspect was described by officers as a white adult wearing a black short-sleeved shirt, black jeans, and a white surgical mask. He has short dark hair and several tattoos on both arms.

Chico police are asking anyone with more information to contact them.

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