Roosevelt Elementary lockdown lifted, Bakersfield police have two suspects in custody

Posted at 11:14 AM, Jan 23, 2017
and last updated 2017-01-23 17:00:50-05

UPDATE (Jan. 23, 2017, 1:47 p.m.): According to the Bakersfield Police Department, they received a call about a residential burglary attempt around 10:30 a.m. on Dracena Street, just west of Beale Park.

Officers were searching the area when they were flagged down by a citizen who saw suspects matching the description. Two suspects were arrested for their suspected involvement.


UPDATE (Jan. 23, 2017, 11:18 a.m.): According the Bakersfield Police Department watch commander, officers have a burglary suspect in custody after he ran from the crime scene.

Officers are currently searching for other suspects in the area.


Roosevelt Elementary is on lockdown, according to the Bakersfield City School District.

Due to police activity near 2nd and Holtby, the school has locked down all activity.

This story is developing, check back for more updates.