Bakersfield police are looking for a Dollar General robbery suspect

Posted at 3:03 PM, May 23, 2017
and last updated 2017-05-23 18:03:34-04

The Bakersfield Police Department is asking for the community’s assistance in identifying and locating a suspect wanted for robbery.

On May 16, 2017 at 8:30 p.m., the suspect entered the Dollar General, located at 401 Union Avenue, and selected several items of merchandise.

The suspect exited the store without paying for the items, at which time a store employee confronted the suspect. The suspect removed a handgun, pointed it at the employee, and fled with the loss.

The suspect is described as a Hispanic male, 18-20 years of age, 150-160 pounds, white facial hair, possible mustache, wearing a blue and white shirt, blue jeans and a long sleeve blue shirt tied on his head.

Anyone with information regarding this investigation or the identity of the suspect is asked to call Detective Glen Davis (661) 326-3511, or the Bakersfield Police Department (661) 327-7111.