Police searching for a man who attempted to lure a child from a bus stop into his car

The Bakersfield Police Department is seeking the community’s assistance in identifying and locating the following suspect wanted for annoying a child.

On January 9, at about 7:45 a.m., police said a juvenile was waiting for a bus in the 4100 block of Old Farm Rd. when a suspect described as a white man in his early 20's with a slim build drove past the bus stop in a vehicle described as a newer grey 4-door sedan.

The suspect then returned to the bus stop moments later and tried to get the juvenile to get into the car with him. 

Anyone with information regarding this case is encouraged to call Detective Patrick Mara at (661) 326-3556 or the Bakersfield Police Department at (661) 327-7111. 

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