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BPD looking for suspect wanted for armed robbery

Posted at 4:35 PM, Oct 24, 2018
and last updated 2018-10-24 19:53:05-04

The Bakersfield Police Department is asking for assistance identifying and locating a suspect wanted for armed robbery.

According to police, on Friday, October 19, the suspect entered Chester Liquor on South Chester Avenue, where he brandished a possible firearm at the clerk. He then stole several items and fled in a tan or brown older 90s model, 4-door sedan.

He is described as a white man in his 40s at 5 feet 7 inches with a slim build. The suspect had brown hair and was wearing a green long sleeve shirt with tan cargo shorts and a gray backpack.

If you have any information about the suspect, contact BPD at (661) 327-7111.