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BPD asking for public's help in finding man involved in sexual assault

Posted at 1:03 PM, Aug 18, 2018
and last updated 2018-08-18 16:20:08-04

Bakersfield Police are asking for the public's help in finding a man suspected in a sexual assault.

The assault happened in northeast Bakersfield.

According to BPD, the suspect picked up the victim Saturday, August 11 around 3:30 p.m. on Union Avenue, then drove them to Eagle Ridge St. near Thorner Elementary, where the assault occurred. 

The suspect is believed to be a black male between 35 and 40-years-old, between 5 ft. 6 and 5 ft. 9, heavy built with facial hair.

He also has a possible tattoo on his chest or stomach and a scratch or scar on his nose. 

He was last seen wearing a black shirt and black basketball shorts. He was also seen driving a dark, four-door sedan, possibly a Chevrolet Impala. 

Anyone with information is urged to call BPD at 327-7111.