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Bakersfield Police looking for burglary suspect

Posted at 11:53 AM, Nov 21, 2017
and last updated 2017-11-21 14:56:51-05

The Bakersfield Police Department is looking for a suspect in connection to a burglary that took place on Tuesday.

At 9:43 a.m. officers were called to Hempstead Lane for a report of a residential burglary. When they arrived they were able to confirm a burglary had in fact occurred.

Officers said they saw the suspect run away and was allegedly a black male in his 20's.

They have set up a perimeter in the neighborhood.

It is unknown if the suspect is armed or if people were inside of the home at the time of the burglary.