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Man Held at Gunpoint During Home Invasion Robbery Near Bidwell Park

By Kelli Saam
Published On: Mar 06 2013 01:45:07 PM CST
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CHICO, Calif. -


Police are looking for three suspects in connection with a home invasion robbery near Bidwell Park in Chico.

It happened at 4:42 p.m. Wednesday on Covell Park Drive, just off Vallombrosa Avenue.  The victim told officers he was alone in his home in a back bedroom.  He was surprised by a suspect who suddenly entered his bedroom pointing a handgun at him.  The suspect was accompanied by two other men.

The suspects removed electronics from the home while holding the victim at gunpoint.  The suspects then fled on foot in an unknown direction.  No vehicle was seen.  Point of entry is believed to be a side door which was forced open.  

Suspect 1-  Black male adult, approximately 25 yrs, 6'3", Black sweatpants and longsleeve blue shirt.  Armed with a handgun.
Suspect 2-  Black male adult, mid 20's, heavy build, white shirt and jeans.  
Suspect 3-  Black male adult, mid 20's,  no additional description.

Anyone with information about this case is asked to contact the Chico Police Department at 895-4911.