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BPD looking for GET bus assault suspect

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Posted at 1:20 PM, Apr 27, 2017
and last updated 2017-04-27 16:46:56-04

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

On April 21, 2017 at 1:13 p.m., the suspect was traveling aboard a GET bus in the 700 block of South Chester Avenue, when she physically assaulted a passenger for unknown reasons.

The bus driver intervened, and was also physically assaulted. Both the passenger and driver sustained minor injuries.

The suspect is described as a black female, 40-45 years of age, 5’4”, 150 pounds, with short black hair, according to BPD.

Anyone with information regarding this investigation, or the identity of the suspect is asked to call Detective Rex Davenport (661) 326-3552, or the Bakersfield Police Department (661) 327-7111.