On Monday, 02/17/2020 at approximately 1:15 PM, the Chico Police Department responded to a report of a robbery that occurred at the True Value Hardware Store in the 200 block of W. East Avenue, Chico. A store employee reported that he confronted a suspect stealing power tools. The suspect attacked the employee with pepper spray and fled the store with stolen property via bicycle. The suspect was described as a white adult male wearing black clothing.
Anyone who can identify the suspect is encouraged to contact the Chico Police Department at 897-4911 and reference investigation 20-001113.
Location: True Value Hardware, W. East Avenue, Chico
Supervisor: Sgt. Dane Gregory
Commander: Cmdr. Billy Aldridge