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BPD looking for suspect wanted for battery in Northwest Bakersfield

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Posted at 2:44 PM, Jun 09, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-09 17:44:31-04

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — The Bakersfield Police Department is asking for help identifying a suspect wanted for battery that took place last week in Northwest Bakersfield.

The suspect is described as a Hispanic man believed to be between 25 to 30 years old. BPD said the suspect is approximately 5-foot, 9-inches tall, weighing 225 pounds, and has long brown hair, a short beard, and tattoos on his chest and arms. He was last seen wearing a white sweatshirt, gray pants and white shoes.

BPD said the incident happened on Friday at about 9:55 p.m. in the area of Hageman Road near Calloway Drive. BPD said the battery took place at the same time as a local protest in the area. According to Sgt. Nathan McCauley, the incident did occur in the roadway between the two groups but it is unknown if this person was involved in the protest.

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