Police: Man broke into car at Crystal Palace parking lot

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - The Bakersfield Police Department is seeking the community’s assistance in identifying and locating the suspects and suspect vehicle wanted for fraudulent use of an access card, possession of stolen property and vehicle burglary.

On Jan. 19 between 9:25 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. the suspect, smashed a window out of the victim’s vehicle which was parked at the Crystal Palace, located at 2800 Buck Owens Boulevard, police said.

The suspect removed the victim’s purse containing her identification and credit cards, police said.

On Jan. 19, at 11:50 a.m. the suspect went to the Lowe’s Home Improvement center located at 7825 Rosedale Highway and attempted to use the victim’s credit card to make a purchase but the purchase was declined, police said.

The suspect is described as a Hispanic man, 25-35 years old, 5-feet-5-inches to 7-inches tall, weighing 140-150 pounds. He was wearing a black baseball cap, black sunglasses, dark grey long sleeve button up work shirt, blue jeans and black and white tennis shoes.

The suspect was seen operating a mid-2000s maroon GMC truck, two-door extended cab.

Anyone with information regarding this case is encouraged to call Detective Craig Checklenis at (661) 326-3907 or the Bakersfield Police Department at (661) 327-7111.

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