On 7/28/20, at approximately 11:47PM, Chico Police Officers were dispatched to a local business on Walnut Street because an individual stated he had been assaulted in Depot Park located at 431 Cedar Street. A Chico Police Officer arrived and contacted an elderly victim who had injuries consistent with being assaulted.
Officers learned while the victim was sitting at a bench in Depot
Park, two unknown males approached the victim. During the
contact, at least one of the males punched the victim causing
numerous injuries. The victim was able to provide a description
of the suspects. While Officers were conducting an area check in
Depot Park, Officers contacted a male, later identified as Randy
Douglas, age 55, who matched the description. During the
investigation, Douglas was identified as the male who assaulted
Due to the injuries the victim sustained and evidence collected at the scene, Douglas was arrested for Elder Abuse, a felony. The victim was transported to local Hospital for non-life threatening injuries.
Location: Depot Park, 431 Cedar Street, Chico, CA Victim:
Suspect: Randy Douglas, Age, 55
Supervisor: Sgt. M. Escobedo S7
Commander: Cmdr. B. Miller C4