Chico Police are searching for a suspect in an armed robbery. Officers arrived to the Mi Taquito Grill at the intersection of West Shasta Avenue and the Esplanade around 8 Wednesday night after reports of an armed robbery. Officers learned that a man entered the side door of the trailer and allegedly pointed a firearm at employees, demanding money. According to a Chico Police Department press release, customers told officers that they spotted the suspect who they described as a tall, thin, white male in dark clothing running from the business and removing a face mask.
Anyone with information is asked to contact the Chico Police Department at 897-4900.