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23ABC viewer helps carjacking victim get his stolen truck back

Posted at 11:44 AM, Sep 16, 2018
and last updated 2018-09-16 14:44:30-04

Bernardos Gray was violently carjacked in east Bakersfield as he was leaving for work in the early morning hours, last Friday.

23ABC was first on scene moments after the crime occurred and spoke with him as he described those scary moments and asked for the public's help in locating his stolen truck.

After his story aired, it was posted on the 23ABC Facebook page where it was shared nearly 700 times.

The day after watching our story aired Gray said he was contacted by a 23ABC viewer, who led him to his stolen truck.

According to gray, a viewer sent him a photo of the stolen truck that had abandoned in a field in east Bakersfield.

Gray also said that a couple that saw his story donated money so that Gray can purchase new locks for his home. The keys to his home were inside of his truck when it was taken.

Gray said he is thankful to all of the viewers that reached out to him, especially the couple that helped make his home safe and the viewer that helped him get his truck back.

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