Police look for suspect in Chico gas station armed robbery
CHICO, Calif. —
Update as of 7:15 a.m. Friday, December 7:
Police described the suspect as a white or Hispanic man, between 5-foot-9 and 5-foot-11 inches, with an average build.
According to officers, the suspect was wearing a ski mask and gloves and was armed with a handgun.
Original story written on Thursday, December 6:
The Chico Police Department confirmed an armed robbery happened tonight around 9:30, at Food Express #2, at the Beacon gas station, located at 2049 Fair St.
The nearby evacuation shelter at the Silver Dollar Fairgrounds was put on lock-down, for a short time.
The suspect got away on foot, with an undisclosed amount of cash and is still at large, tonight.
Nobody was hurt.
KRCR has a reporter on scene and will bring you new information as it becomes available.