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BPD searching for subjects believed to have used bank card stolen during Christmas Eve home invasion

Posted at 5:28 PM, Jan 18, 2019
and last updated 2019-01-19 02:25:41-05

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — The Bakersfield Police Department is asking for the public's help in identifying two subjects they say used a bank card that was stolen during a home invasion on Christmas Eve.

According to BPD, around 11 p.m. on December 24, 2018, three suspects forced their way into a home in the 300 block of South Haley Street in East Bakersfield. BPD says the suspects brandished a firearm at the resident and demanded money. During the robbery, BPD says the suspects assaulted and tortured the resident for several hours. After finding several items of value, BPD says the three suspects left. BPD says the suspects are described as:

  • A black male adult that was last seen wearing a mask and gray hooded sweatshirt.
  • A black male adult with a slim build
  • A black male adult with a slim build

During the investigation, investigators learned that one of the item's taken was the victim's bank card. Several hours later, BPD says two subjects attempted to use the stolen bank card at businesses in the Rosedale Highway corridor. BPD says it is unknown if the two subjects were involved in the home invasion.

BPD is asking for the community's assistance in identifying the two subjects believed to have used the stolen bank card. BPD says the two are wanted for questioning. According to BPD, the two subjects are described as:

  • A white female adult, 30 to 40-years-old, with light brown hair. She was last seen wearing a dark-colored jacket and black pants.

  • A white male adult, 30 to 40-years-old, and was last seen wearing a blue baseball cap, a dark colored jacket, and blue denim pants.

Anyone with information regarding this investigation is asked to call Detective Robert Pair (661) 326-3553 or Bakersfield Police Department at (661) 327-7111.