On 12/18/2021 at approximately 7:30 pm, Chico Police officers responded to 1950 East 20th Street (Chico Mall) on a report of a robbery. It was reported that an unknown subject entered the store and demanded money from the cash register. Fearing for their safety, the employees complied with the demands and gave an undisclosed amount of cash to the suspect. The suspect then exited the store and fled through the parking lot. Chico PD officers responded to the area within minutes of the call; however, officers were unable to locate the suspect. There is limited suspect information at this time and the investigation is on-going.
Location: 1950 East 20th Street, Chico, CA
Date/Time: 12-18-21 at 7:30 pm
Supervisor: Mike Williams
Watch Commander: Terry Tupper