Around 9:30 AM on June 24th the victim was walking into Bidwell
Park near Centennial Ave. when a male approached them. The male
was carrying a skateboard and suddenly assaulted the victim with
the skateboard. The victim was able to avoid the assault and
escape without injury. The suspect fled into Bidwell Park with
some witnesses attempting to follow him. Chico Police Officers
arrived and searched Bidwell Park for over an hour, but they were
unable to locate the suspect.
Around 9:30 AM on June 25th a witness to the original assault saw the suspect in the same area. The witness contacted the police and police were able to detain the suspect. After further investigation, the suspect was identified as Sean Henneberry of Chico. Henneberry was booked into Butte County Jail.
Location: Bidwell Park near Centennial Ave.
Suspect: Sean Henneberry (age 35)
Case #: 21-003756
Supervisor: Sgt. D. Gregory S8
Watch Commander: Lt. M. Rodden L6