BPD: 1 suspect arrested, 1 still wanted on robbery charges

Suspects allegedly stole from Macy's store

Through tips from citizens, the Bakersfield Police Department has been able to identify the two suspects wanted on charges of robbery and conspiracy.

Police said that on May 8 two people selected and concealed merchandise while in the Macy’s store located at 2601 Ming Ave.

The suspects left the store without paying for the concealed items and were confronted by store employees.

Police say one of the suspects brandished a knife at the employees and fled with the merchandise.

Police were able to identify and locate 36 year old Sal Ferranto of Bakersfield. Police say Ferranto was in jail on two unrelated burglary charges stemming from offenses at the East Hill Target.

Ferranto was arrested for attempted robbery and conspiracy and remains in jail.

The female suspect has been identified as 28 year old Sandra Cox of Bakersfield. Cox has not been located but has a warrant for her arrest for attempted robbery, brandishing a weapon, three counts of burglary and three counts of theft.

Anyone with information on the location of Cox is asked to call Detective Lance O'Nesky at (661) 326-3561 or the Bakersfield Police Department at (661) 327-7111.

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