Early Morning Robbery

Case # 23-002863


On May 7th, 2023, at 4:52 a.m., the Chico Police Dispatch Center received a call from an employee of the Walgreens store at 860 East Avenue in Chico, reporting a robbery had just occurred there. A man had entered the store and walked behind the checkout counter with a crowbar in his hand. The man pried open one of the registers and took an unknown amount of money from inside the register. He then fled out the front door on foot. Officers responded and began an area check for the suspect, but he was not located.

The suspect of the robbery is described as a white male adult wearing a green short-sleeve shirt over a black long-sleeve shirt, black pants, a black bandana on his head, and a blue mask over his face. He fled in the direction of Portal Drive to the west of the store.

Anyone with information related to this robbery is asked to call the Chico Police Department at (530) 897-4911 and reference case number 23-002863.

Location: 860 East Avenue, Chico

Victim: Walgreens

Suspect: Unknown

Supervisor: Sgt. J. Nickelson S10

Commander: Lt. T. Tupper L7

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