BPD looking for man who stole a woman's purse in South Bakersfield

Posted at 2:14 PM, Jul 12, 2016
and last updated 2016-07-12 17:14:18-04

The Bakersfield Police Department is looking for a suspect who stole a woman's purse in South Bakersfield.

On July 1, 2016 at about 9:20 a.m. an adult female was walking to the Bank of America located in the 2700 block of  Ming Avenue when a suspect forcibly removed her purse from her.

He then fled the scene in a vehicle. The suspect is described as a Hispanic male, 25-27, 5’-7”, slim build, black hooded sweatshirt, blue jeans, and tattoos on both arms. The suspect vehicle is described as a gray, late model, 2-door.

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