Chico Police are on the lookout for a robbery suspect. Police received a report of a robbery and assault at the Target store on East 20th Street around 9:30 Thursday evening. Officers learned that a man was in the electronics section and asked an employee to open a case in order to look at an item. When the employee did that the suspect allegedly pepper sprayed her and grabbed some items from the case and took off towards the back exit. The suspect allegedly pepper sprayed a customer and another employee on the way out, that according to a Chico Police press release. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Chico Police Department at (530) 897-4900.
A photo of the suspect has been posted the KPAY News Facebook page.