A woman in an apartment on the 2000 block of Amanda Way reported to police after 5 Monday morning that she awoke to find a man allegedly attempting to strangle her. The victim told police that she fought with the suspect. She said the suspect's face was covered be either a mask or a beanie. After the altercation the suspect fled the apartment. Officers arrived but could not locate the suspect. The victim was taken to the hospital for treatment of her injuries. According to a Chico Police press release, the suspect may have also received injuries during the altercation.
Any with information on this incident is asked to contact the Chico Police Department.