BPD: 3 teens stole cell phone from disabled man on GET bus

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - The Bakersfield Police Department is asking the community for help in identifying and locating three suspects wanted for grand theft from a person and conspiracy.

On July 10, at 4:19 p.m. the victim, who suffers from a developmental disorder and is confined to a wheelchair, was a passenger on a GET bus.

The bus stopped at a bus stop in the 4000 block of Chester Avenue to pick up and drop off passengers.

While exiting the bus, police said the first suspect distracted the driver while the second suspect removed the victim's smart phone from his wheel chair and the third suspect used her backpack to hide what was happening from other passengers.

Police described the first suspect as a black female in her late teens, 5'7" and weighing 180 pounds. Police said she has a heavy build, shoulder length hair and was wearing a short pink and black leopard print dress with black fringe and an oversized bow in her hair.

Police described the second suspect as a black female in her teens, 5'4" and weighing 140 pounds. Police said she has a medium build, long black hair and was wearing a multi-colored hat backwards, pink glasses, a loose fitting tank top with an American flag print, blue or green capri pants, white socks and tennis shoes and was carrying a multi-colored backpack.

Police described the third suspect as a black female in her teens, 5'5" and weighing 130 pounds. Police said she has a medium build, medium length black hair in a braid and was wearing a grey and neon short t-shirt with a multi-colored design on the front, short jean shorts and carrying a black and white zebra print backpack.

Anyone with information regarding this case is asked to call Detective Chris Bagby at (661) 326-3519 or the Bakersfield Police Department at (661) 327-7111.

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