Child Annoyance/Suspicious Circumstances

Case# 21-000374


On January 19th, 2021, at approximately 5:00 pm, Chico Police officers responded to the 2300 block of Pillsbury Road on the report of a suspicious circumstance. Officers arrived and met with a female juvenile victim and a family member who wanted to report a suspicious circumstance – possible child annoyance. Officers learned from the victim that an older male followed her in the North Valley Plaza Shopping Center throughout the afternoon. Due to the suspicious nature of the suspect’s actions, the victim became scared and ran to a nearby business to report the suspicious person. An employee of the business contacted the victim’s family, who responded to the area and confronted the suspect. After a brief confrontation, the suspect fled in his vehicle which was described a red sedan. The victim and witnesses described the suspect as Hispanic male adult.
The victim was not physically injured during the incident. Due to the sensitivity and integrity of the investigation, no further information will be released at this time.
Location: 2300 block of Pillsbury Road, Chico, Ca
Date/Time: 1/19/2021 at 5:00 pm
Supervisor: Marcelo Escobedo Watch Commander: Lieutenant Mike Williams

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