BPD: Man steals stereo, purse from unlocked car

Police still searching for suspect

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - The Bakersfield Police Department is asking the community for help in identifying and locating a man wanted for attempted vehicle burglary and theft from an unlocked vehicle.

On July 5, between 4 and 9 p.m. the man reportedly stopped his vehicle in the 2700 block of Daken Street, entered a driveway where another vehicle was parked, opened the unlocked door and removed the car stereo and the victim's purse.

The suspect attempted to open the trunk of the car but was unsuccessful.

The suspect is described as an Hispanic male in his late teen's to early 20's with short, dark hair, a mustache and a goatee. He was reported to be wearing a short sleeved white t-shirt with a large black logo, tan pants, and tan sneakers with white trim.

Police say the suspect was driving as a blue Ford Expedition with light colored trim and chrome wheels with a distinct five hole pattern.

Anyone with information on this case is asked to call Detective Mike Gerrity at (661) 326-3568 or the Bakersfield Police Department at (661) 327-7111.

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