Bakersfield police looking for suspect after armed robbery at downtown Bakersfield Rite Aid

Posted at 4:11 PM, Jul 28, 2016
and last updated 2016-07-28 19:11:52-04

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

On June 30, 2016 at about 11:15 a.m. the suspect pictured below entered the Rite Aid at 1601 23rd Street, stole items and attempted to leave without paying. When confronted by a store employee, he swung a knife at the employee and fled with the loss.

The employee was not injured.

Anyone with information regarding this case or the identity of the suspect is encouraged to call Detective Andrew Burich at (661) 326-3543 or the Bakersfield Police Department at (661) 327-7111.