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BPD looking for man who reportedly robbed, kidnapped victim in Walmart parking lot

Posted at 2:00 PM, Oct 04, 2019
and last updated 2019-10-04 17:00:04-04

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — The Bakersfield Police Department is searching for a man wanted for kidnapping and robbery with a firearm.

According to officials, on August 29 the suspect threatened the victim with a gun in the parking lot of the Walmart on Colony Street. The suspect also held the victim at gunpoint and told the victim to drive to a bank and withdraw money.

BPD has described the suspect as a Black man, in his 50s-60s, 5’10”, 200 lbs, full gray beard.

Anyone with information regarding this investigation, or the identity of the suspect is asked to call Detective McIntyre at (661) 326-3921 or the Bakersfield Police Department at (661) 327-7111.