On 12-20-19 at approximately 1859 hours, Chico Police responded to the report of a robbery at Walgreens Pharmacy, (1042 Nord Ave.) Officers were near-by and arrived within 38 seconds of the call being dispatched. Police learned a lone male suspect had jumped over the pharmacy counter and demanded money from the employee. The suspect received an undisclosed amount of money and fled the store. The suspect was described as wearing gray sweatpants, black shoes, and a camouflage sweatshirt. The suspect was further described as either a black or Hispanic male.
At approximately 1950 hours, Chico Police were dispatched to another robbery at Walgreens Pharmacy. This robbery occurred at the 860 East Avenue location. A male matching the description of the first robbery had jumped over the pharmacy counter and demanded prescription medication from an employee. The suspect fled the store with an undisclosed amount of prescription medications. There were no injuries resulting from either robbery. Anyone with information regarding either robbery is asked to contact Chico Police at (530) 897-4900.
Chico, CA –
Location: 1042 Nord Avenue and 860 East Avenue, Chico (Walgreens Pharmacy).
Date/Time: 12-20-19 1859 hours and 1950 hours.
Case: 19-009122 and 19-009123
Victim: Walgreens Pharmacy
Supervisor: Sgt. Curtis Prosise
Watch Commander: Cmdr. Mike Williams