Alan alan tonight, chico police are searching for the man they say robbed a business at gunpoint this afternoon.
Action news now reporter laura eng went to the crime scene on west east avenue to see what people who shop and work in the area had to say about it.
Pkg around 4pm today, a man walked right into this check n go behind me, armed with a handgun and demanded money.
The employee gave the robber cash, but police wouldn't say how much.
Police said the man took off on a bicycle ... we this area, he told us he thinks crime has increased in chico ... (take sot) andrew: it's picked up a lot since the camp fire has happened and all.
I've seen a lot of stuff happening between my work and this way so it's getting sorta more worried about my kids more than anybody.
Navi: we have not had anything like that and next time should be careful.
It's been scary always seeing the homeless people around.
Police describe the suspect as a white male, approximately 5'9", wearing black clothing, a black baseball cap and a bandana over his face.
Laura: anyone with information is asked to contact chico police.
Reporting in chico,