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BPD searching for attempted AMPM robbery suspect

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Posted at 10:58 AM, May 24, 2016
and last updated 2016-05-24 16:20:25-04

Bakersfield Police are asking for the community's help in identifying and locating a man who wielded a knife at an AMPM clerk.

The male suspect entered the store at 4203 Ming Ave. around 11:55 p.m on April 26th. He brandished a knife at the clerk and demanded money.

The clerk refused and the suspect fled the business. Two hours later, the suspected went to another AMPM at 3220 Ming Ave. and pulled his knife on the clerk. After this clerk's refusal, the suspect fled for the second time.

He's described as a white male, 5'10", 170 lbs, slim build. 

Anyone with information is encouraged to call Detective Jeff Watts at (661) 326-3514.