Suspect wanted in Tehachapi for harassing a teenage girl walking to school

Third report of harassment in Tehachapi this month

TEHACHAPI, Calif. - Tehachapi Police received another call from a female student who was approached by an unwelcome man on the way to school Wednesday morning.

On Jan. 30, the 14-year-old was walking by Central Park at the corner of D Street and Mojave when the man followed her, tried talking to her and then reached out to touch her.

The sergeant of the Tehachapi Police Department said they have identified a person of interest but are still warning students and parents to keep a look out.

The suspect is described as a dark-skinned Hispanic man in his 50s.  He is also said to have a round face with brownish grey hair and a heavy mustache.

The Tehachapi High School principal advises students to walk in groups and to be aware of your surroundings.


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