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Man Stabbed in Winco Parking Lot

Published On: May 08 2013 09:51:34 AM CDT   Updated On: May 08 2013 08:42:10 PM CDT

CHICO, Calif. -

The search is on for the suspect who stabbed a man outside a popular grocery store.   It happened just after midnight at the Winco on East 20th Street in Chico.

Chico Police said the  man was in the parking lot when a man approached him and demanded money.

The victim refused and was stabbed in the abdomen.

The victim drove himself to Enloe Medical Center and is expected to survive.

Shoppers at Winco were on edge, but they said they were glad it happened overnight.

The suspect is described as a white man, with brown or red hair.  He was wearing a plaid shirt.