Woman attacked on bike path

She was asked for money and cut after declining

A woman was allegedly cut by another woman while walking on the bicycle path along Lindo Channel under Highway 99 on Sunday afternoon (Nov. 5).

According to the Chico Police Department, the victim was walking when the suspect approached her and asked for money. The victim declined, and was subsequently cut on the arm with an unspecified sharp object. The victim required medical treatment.

The suspect was seen running east from the area along Lindo Channel and was described as white with curly blonde hair and between the ages of 40 and 50.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Chico Police Department at 897-4911.