BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - The Bakersfield Police Department is requesting the community's assistance in identifying a suspect wanted for attempted robbery, burglary and assault with a deadly weapon.
On March 16, the suspect knocked on the victim's residential front door. When no one responded to answer the door, the suspect forced entry into the residence through a rear door.
Once inside, the suspect encountered the victim. A struggle ensued and the suspect assaulted the victim with a pair of gardening shears.
The suspect is described as a black man, in his mid to late 20s. He is said to be about 5-foot-8 with a muscular build, short black hair and beard.
Anyone with information is urged to call the BPD at 327-7111.