BPD looking for suspect in hit-and-run that left a woman injured

Posted at 3:24 PM, Nov 23, 2020
and last updated 2020-11-23 18:24:07-05

BAKERSFIELD, Calif — The Bakersfield Police Department is searching for the man who they say was involved in a hit-and-run crash that left a woman injured.

BPD said on Oct. 7, 18-year-old Trevion Pitts was inside a vehicle that drove off the road and hit a woman in the 1500 block of East California Avenue. According to police, the victim of the crash sustained non-life-threatening injuries.

Police said after the crash Pitts brandished a firearm at multiple witnesses and made threatening statements while witnesses attempted to help the victim. Pitts has an active arrest warrant for criminal threats, witness intimidation, and weapons violations. The investigation into the hit and run offense is ongoing.

Pitts is described as standing 5-foot, 7-inches tall and weighing 130 pounds.

Anyone with information is asked to call BPD at (661) 327-7111.