Chico Police Searching for Suspects Involved in Home Invasion Robbery

Chico police are searching for three suspects, who were reported breaking into a home dressed as police officers and robbing the residents.

Posted: Oct 25, 2018 11:27 AM
Updated: Oct 29, 2018 5:08 PM

UPDATE: 12:45 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 25, 2018 - Police have confirmed that there are three suspects in the case of the home invasion robbery. 

According to the Chico Police Department, at around 6:30 a.m. the victim and his girlfriend were asleep in their residence in the when an unknown Hispanic male impersonating an officer. dressed in law enforcement attire, knocked on the victim's door. 

One of the victims answered the door and the suspect brandished a firearm at him and forced his way into the residence. 

Two additional males entered the residence and restrained the two occupants. 

Several items, including marijuana, were stolen from the victims and the suspects fled the scene. 

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

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CHICO, Calif. - Chico police are searching for a man considered to be armed and dangerous after an alleged home invasion robbery.

The department got a call just after 7:30 a.m. on Thursday from a man reporting that his home on the 1100 block of Hobart Street was broken into. 

Commander Billy Aldridge confirmed that a man forced himself into the home at gunpoint. The victim also told police that a phone was stolen. 

Using the "Find my iPhone" application, police were lead to Oleander and First Avenues. 

A suspect matching the description from the victim was seen going into a home in the area of First Avenue to Labernum and Spruce Avenues. He then left the home and was detained by police, but the victim confirmed that it was not the suspect. The man was released. 

Police said that the suspect was armed at the time of the robbery and is considered to be still armed and at large. 

As the search goes further, police have confirmed that they may shut down some schools in the area. No schools have been shut down at this time. 

The victim had some minor injuries. 

Stay with KHSL Channel 12 and actionnewsnow.com for the latest updates as they become available. 

NOTE: The house in the main photo is on the same property as the home invasion, however, the home broken into was located in the back area of that house. 

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