Bakersfield man accused of armed robbery wanted

Man last seen in hat, sweatshirt

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - A man accused of an armed robbery is wanted by local police.

On Jan. 29, at about 10 a.m., officers with the Bakersfield Police Department went to the Radio Shack on Gosford Road regarding a robbery.

Officers said the suspect entered the store and allegedly brandished a firearm.  According to reports, when employees and customers did not meet demands, he fled the business on foot eastbound across Gosford Road.

The suspect is described as a black male, 5-foot-8, with a thin build, clean shaven face, and a dark complexion.  He was last seen wearing a red bill baseball hat, black hooded 'Everlast' sweatshirt and dark pants.

Anyone with information is urged to call the BPD at 327-7111.


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