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BPD looking for felony assault suspect from August

Posted at 3:57 PM, Dec 26, 2018
and last updated 2018-12-26 18:57:45-05

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — The Bakersfield Police Department is asking for assistance identifying and locating a suspect wanted for a felony assault on August 12.

According to police, the suspect attended a party where he made several sexual advances toward a female victim. After the victim resisted the advances, the suspect became extremely violent and struck the victim in the face numerous times.

The victim sustained serious injuries including a facial fracture and bruising.

He is described as a Hispanic man between 30 and 40 years old at 5 feet 8 inches. He weighs approximately 180 pounds and has black hair and brown eyes.

Anyone with information regarding the investigation is asked to call Detective Fred Torres at (661) 326-3273 or BPD at ( 661) 327-7111.