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Man Pulls Gun on Hiker at Popular Park

By Kelli Saam
Published On: Feb 26 2013 08:52:21 AM CST
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PARADISE, Calif. -

A Butte County man was treated at the hospital after he was assaulted and robbed at a Paradise park.

It happened Monday just after 6:30 p.m. on a hiking trail at Bille Park.

The victim told police he was walking on a trail leading into the canyon when he was hit from behind.

When he turned around, the suspect pointed a handgun at him.  The victim struggled with the suspect who fired a shot, missing the victim.

The suspect took several items and ran away.  The victim was treated and released from the hospital.

If you have information call Paradise Police.