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Bakersfield Police investigating attempted kidnapping in South Bakersfield

Posted at 7:49 PM, Feb 08, 2018
and last updated 2018-02-09 01:45:57-05

UPDATE (February 8, 2018 10:46 p.m.): There is no suspect information available in the investigation into an attempted kidnapping, according to BPD. 

Bakersfield Police did say they do believe the story of the attempted kidnapping is credible. The victim was a 15-year-old girl. 

Bakersfield Police also said the conversation between the alleged attempted kidnapper and the victim was not in English, and the victim could not articulate exactly what was said. 

There were no injuries. 


The Bakersfield Police Department confirmed they are investigating an attempted kidnapping in south Bakersfield.

The incident happened just after 7:30 p.m. near the 1300 block of Emery 

There is no suspect information at this time.  

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