Chico women robbed at knifepoint early Saturday


CHICO, Calif. - Chico police are looking for a man who robbed two women at knifepoint in the early morning hours on Saturday.

The women were walking in the area of 8th and Normal Streets just after 2:00 a.m. when a man rode up to them, pulled out a knife and demanded a purse from one of the women.

He then grabbed the purse from the woman and took off southbound on a silver bicycle.

Police responded to the area but were unable to locate him.

He's described as a thin white male, 20 to 25-years-old, with short dark hair and wearing a black t-shirt and shorts.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Chico Police Department.