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Mother holding baby robbed at knifepoint

Published On: Dec 24 2013 06:08:06 AM CST   Updated On: Sep 16 2013 09:17:28 AM CDT
Generic: Stabbing

Courtesy: MGN Online

CHICO, Calif. -

Chico Police are  looking for witnesses after a mother holding a baby was robbed in  in broad daylight. The victim was robbed at knifepoint while standing in the parking lot outside a Safeway store in Chico.

The robbery happened Sunday around 2:30 p.m. outside the Safeway store at 1016 W. Sacramento Avenue.

The victim said she was holding her one-year-old child when the suspect approached her.  He was holding a knife, demanded her wallet and then ran off.

She described the suspect as a young-looking black male, 16-22 years old, standing 5'2". wearing an oversized black shirt and green beanie.

If you have information call Chico Police at 897-4911.