Officers arrived at the Motel 6 on Manzanita Court around 7 pm Monday and found the victim of an attempted robbery. The man told officers that he was walking on the property when he was approached by a man who was allegedly armed with a semi-automatic handgun. The suspect reportedly assaulted the victim and tried to steal his backpack, wallet, and room key. However the suspect was unsuccessful and reportedly fled in a silver Jaguar sedan. The victim suffered minor injuries and he declined medical treatment. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Chico Police Department.