BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - Police want mall-goers to take caution and be aware of an incident in late December.
On Thursday, Dec. 26 at about 3 p.m. a man was seen in a store in Valley Plaza Mall kneeling down next to an underage girl who was wearing a skirt, officials said.
The suspect left the store as the young woman was alerted by other customers that the man was possibly taking pictures of her, officials said.
The man is described as a Hispanic man in his 30s, 5-feet-10-inches tall with a heavy build, brown hair, thin full beard, wearing a “CAL” college T-shirt, officials said.
Anyone with information regarding his whereabouts is encouraged to call the Bakersfield Police Department at 327-7111 or Detective Daniel McAfee at 326-3544.