Bakersfield man wanted for allegedly stealing purse, tried using bank card at ATM

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - A man is wanted after he reportedly stole a woman's purse and tried to use her debit card last month.

The Bakersfield Police Department is asking for the community's assistance in identifying a suspect wanted for fraudulent use of a bank card.

On Jan. 6, the victim's purse was stolen during a vehicle burglary.  Later that morning, a suspect, entered the Arco store on Buck Owens Boulevard and attempted to use the victim's card at the ATM.

The suspect is described as a White male with a light mustache, goatee, and brown hair.  He was last seen wearing a black baseball hat, black t-shirt with an unknown design, and tan colored pants.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is encouraged to call the BPD at 327-7111.

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