Chico Police are searching for a stabbing suspect. An 18-year-old told police that a man approached him as he was entering the Panera Bread on East 20th Street after 10 pm Wednesday and allegedly attempted to start a fight with him. The victim reportedly pushed the suspect away after the man allegedly tried to reach his arms around him. Police say that during the exchange the suspect allegedly stabbed the 18-year-old. The victim was taken to the hospital for a non-life threaten wounds.
The suspect left the area on foot. He is described as an adult around 6 foot tall with a slender build. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Chico Police Department at 897-4911.