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BPD searching for Walmart parking lot purse thief

Posted at 11:07 AM, May 23, 2018
and last updated 2018-05-23 14:07:20-04

The Bakersfield Police Department is asking for the public's help in locating a robbery suspect. March 20 at 8:15 p.m., a suspect inside a newer white Chevrolet Sonic stole a person's purse.

It happened in the Walmart parking lot on Gosford Road. 

The suspect is described as a white male in his 20s, about 5'10", 170 pounds, with a short trimmed beard and tattoos on his arms and neck.

Anyone with information is encouraged to contact Detective F. Esguerra at (661) 326-3870 or the Bakersfield Police Department at (661) -327-7111.