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Driver Brandishes Gun at Couple

By Paul Matta, pmatta@krcrtv.com
Published On: Feb 19 2014 02:14:41 AM CST
Updated On: Feb 19 2014 02:19:51 AM CST
CHICO, Calif. -

Butte CountyIt was a horrific afternoon for a couple driving near Chico State University campus this afternoon. A driver drove up next to them and pulled out a gun. The victim and his girlfriend told police they were at the intersection of W. 2nd and Walnut Streets at 2:11 pm.

Police say the victims are not cooperating. And that they’re working with limited details. Chico Police Dispatch requested the victim to stay at their location, but the victim kept driving and headed to a daycare.

Police notified the daycare on the 1300 block of Boucher Street about the incident and about the victims heading there. The daycare went into a lockdown until police arrived and determined it was safe to resume business as usual.

The suspect’s car is described as a silver newer model Infiniti. The driver is described as a Hispanic man.

If you have any information about this incident you’re encouraged to call police.