Kern County Sheriff's Office releases picture of suspect wanted in Oildale bank robbery

Posted at 1:26 PM, Jul 14, 2017
and last updated 2017-07-15 11:15:10-04

UPDATE (July 15, 2017 8:02a.m.): On July 14, 2017 at about 11:30a.m., the Kern County Sheriff's Office responded to the Chase Bank located on North Chester Avenue in Oildale for a report of a bank robbery that had taken place. 

It was discovered that the bank had been robbed by a single suspect who had taken off. 

The suspect was identified as a dark complected white man or Indian man, 35-40 years old, approximately six feel tall, with a medium build. The suspect had a full beard which had a blue tint to it. He was wearing a red baseball hat, light blue shirt, dark tie, tan blazer, tan slacks, black belt and tennis shoes. The suspect is considered armed and dangerous. 

Anyone with information is encouraged to contact the Kern County Sheriff's Office at 861-3110. 


UPDATE (1:34 p.m.): KCSO officials say the Chase Bank was robbed at about 11:30 a.m. Friday. 

No one was hurt during the robbery. 

The suspect was only described as a man, who ran from the scene. 


The Kern County Sheriff's Office is on scene at a Chase Bank in Oildale. 

On Friday, caution tape was put up at the Chase Bank on North Chester and China Grade Loop. 

KCSO has not provided any information as to what exactly happened.