On Wednesday May 11, 2022, at about 4:50 a.m., the Chico Police Dispatch Center began receiving calls from Chase Bank and Chico citizens who witnessed a group of subjects vandalizing a drive-up ATM at 850 East Ave, Chico while attempting to break into the ATM.
Officers arrived on-scene within two minutes of the call for service. Upon arrival, the ATM was discovered ripped open, US currency lying on the ground around the machine, and an undisclosed amount of US currency was stolen from the ATM. Witnesses provided a suspect vehicle description which assisted officers in locating the getaway vehicle parked and unoccupied about half a mile away. The suspects appear to have switched vehicles and fled the area in an unknown vehicle.
There were multiple suspects wearing dark clothing with hoods.
This incident is currently under investigation. If anyone has information that would be of assistance to the Chico Police Department, they are encouraged to call (530) 897-4910 and reference CPD case #22-002895
Location: 850 East Ave, Chico
Victim: Chase Bank
Supervisor: B. Love L9
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