CHICO, Calif. - The Chico Police Department arrested a man they said was charging at people with a knife in the parking lot of Raley's.
Authorities first received reports of the suspect on Tuesday night around 11:10 p.m.
Witnesses said he was in the parking lot of the Raley's Supermarket located at 211 W. East Avenue, Chico.
When officers arrived at the scene they found the suspect in a nearby parking lot. He was identified as Gerald Bailey, a 23-year-old Chico transient.
He discarded the knife before officers arrived on scene, but they found the weapon in a nearby dumpster.
Bailey was placed under arrest and booked into Butte County Jail for brandishing a weapon and an outstanding felony warrant for possessing a dagger.