Bakersfield police arrest two for assaulting, carjacking repossession agent

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - Bakersfield police officers arrested two people suspected of assaulting and carjacking a repossession agent, Thursday. 

Police said they were first dispatched to 4901 South Union Avenue on reports of a possible carjacking. 

When police arrived they learned that the victim was a repossession agent and had parked his car behind the vehicle he intended to repossess. 

According to police reports when the victim attempted to contact the driver of the car, April Lee, 38, she entered the car with a passenger identified at Dominique Robertson, 18, and back her car into the repossession agent's vehicle. 

Police said that is when the victim exited his vehicle and is believed to have been assaulted by Lee. Robertson is believed to have then joined in on the assault of the victim said police.

After the assault police reported that Robertson got into the victim’s vehicle and fled from the scene followed by Lee.

The victim suffered minor injuries as a result of the assault.

Police were able to locate both of the suspects. Lee could face charges on carjacking, conspiracy and assault with a deadly weapon. Robertson could face carjacking and conspiracy charges. 

Anyone with information regarding this case is encouraged to call the Bakersfield Police Department at (661) 327-7111.


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