On 07/26/20 at 1:38 am, the Chico Police Department received a 911 call advising there was a home invasion robbery in progress at a residence in the 800 Block of Cleveland Ave. Officers arrived on scene within minutes but the two suspects had fled prior to arrival. Two adult victims were suffering the effects of being pepper sprayed by the suspects. The victims reported they were asleep in their bed when two masked suspects kicked their front door in and pepper sprayed them. One of the suspects was also said to be armed with a stun gun. The suspects fled with an undisclosed item of the victim’s property. The suspects were described as both shorter statured male adults, unknown race and wearing face masks.
It is important to note that the Police Department believes this was a specifically targeted residence and does not believe there is an increased threat to public safety.
Anyone with additional information is asked to call the Chico Police Department 530-897-4900 reference case # 20-003994.
Location: 800 Block Cleveland Ave. Chico, Ca Date/Time:
07/26/2020 @ 1:38 am
Victims: Names withheld
Supervisor: Sgt. Paul Ratto S-9
Watch Commander: Commander Michael Williams