Photo: Colin Thompson
CHICO – The Safeway store on East Avenue was the scene on the evening of May 2 of a battery.
Responding officers discovered that 25-year-old Colin Thompson tried to steal a bottle of liquor.
Store security stopped Thompson, who shoved the guard and a struggle ensued.
The suspect punched the security guard and left, liquor-less.
Another officer spotted Thompson, who was then detained without incident. However, he did attempt some spitting and kicking at officers.
Thompson was arrested for robbery, battery on a peace officer, battery on a security guard and resisting arrest.
His bail is set at $50,000.