Sheriff: Man accused of robbing Bakersfield Chase Bank as woman

The Kern County Sheriff’s Office is asking the public’s assistance in identifying a man wanted in connection with a bank robbery.

On Thursday at about 10:35 a.m., deputies said a man entered the Chase Bank at 2314 N. Chester Ave. in Oildale.

The man approached a teller and demanded currency.

The teller handed the man an undisclosed amount of currency and the man then fled the bank on foot into the neighborhood north east of the bank.

The suspect was described as being dressed as a female but appeared to be a man.

If anyone has information on this suspect they are 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 type the keyword “KCSO” prior to the message.


For further information see attached wanted notice and images.


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