On August 16 at 7:14 a.m., the Chico Police Dispatch Center received a 911 call of a stabbing which had occurred in the 900 block of Nord Avenue. Multiple Chico Police Officers arrived on the scene and an extensive area check was conducted. The victim was located and transported to an area hospital with non life-threatening injuries. The suspect was not located at the time of the incident.
At 11:58 a.m., a Chico Police Officer located a subject in the 700 block of East Avenue matching the description of the stabbing suspect from earlier in the day. The suspect, identified as Casey Larsen, was positively identified by a witness at the scene as the subject that stabbed the victim. Larsen was arrested for attempt murder and transported to the Chico Police Department. Larsen was later transported to the Butte County Jail.
Location: 900 Block of Nord Avenue
Date/Time: 08/16/2021 7:14 a.m.
Suspect: Casey Larsen
Supervisor: P. Durfee, Officer in Charge
Watch Commander: O. Peña, Lieutenant
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