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Large fight draws police to downtown Chico

Published On: Jul 22 2013 08:20:57 AM CDT
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CHICO, Calif. -

Chico police are searching for suspects and a victim after a large fight was reported in downtown Chico.

Officers responded to 5th Street and Broadway after a fight was reported at 11:24 p.m. Sunday.

Witnesses told officers a teenager had been stabbed by a suspect who ran from the scene.  The suspect was described as a white man, 6 feet tall, wearing a ball cap, black t-shirt and dark jeans.

Witnesses said he was last seen running east on 4th Street.  Officers checked the area for the suspect and detained several individuals matching the description but no positive identifications were made.

Other officers checked the area for the victim but failed to locate one.  Police later learned the victim may have fled the scene on a bicycle as police arrived.