Man wanted in stabbing death on Union Avenue

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - The Kern County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's assistance in locating Peter Moreno.

Officers say Moreno is wanted for the murder of Ivan Garcia.

On March 18 around 3:49 p.m. Moreno and Garcia were involved in a physical confrontation in the 900 block of South Union Avenue in Bakersfield.

Police say Moreno stabbed Garcia before leaving the area on his bicycle.

Police say a warrant has been issued for Moreno charging him with murder, and he is known to frequen the South Union Avenue area.

Police say Moreno has numerous tattoos on his head, including the tattoo "Peter Jr." which is tattooed on the side of his head.

Anyone with information on his whereabouts is asked to call the sheriff's office at (661) 861-3110 or Secret Witness at (661) 322-4040. Anonymous text tips can be sent to TIP411 (847411), just make sure to type the keyword "KCSO" prior to the message.

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