A man entered the manager's office of an apartment complex on the one thousand block of East Lassen Avenue around 6:45 Monday evening and requested to rent an apartment. The man then reportedly moved his jacket aside, showing a handgun in his waistband. The suspect took an undisclosed amount of money and threatened the victim harm if they followed him before fleeing the area.
According to a Chico Police press release, the suspect is described as a white male, between 20 and 40 years old, around 6 feet tall with an athletic build.
Anyone with information is encouraged to contact the Chico Police Department 897-4900.