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BPD detained a man in the case of a missing 13-year-old girl last seen in Bakersfield

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Posted at 10:35 PM, Jul 05, 2020
and last updated 2020-07-06 12:36:53-04

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — The Bakersfield Police Department have detained a man Sunday, who may be involved in the disappearance of a 13-year-old girl.

BPD said the man is the owner of the white, older model pick up truck seen leaving Hosking Avenue and Wible Road Wednesday night, at the same time and location Patricia Alatorre was last seen.

The man was found in Los Angeles County by local authorities there.

BPD said they are investigating his involvement in the incident.

Officials describe Alatorre as a Hispanic female about 5 feet tall, weighing about 90 pounds. She has brown hair and brown eyes.

Anyone with any information is asked to call BPD at 661-327-7111.