KCSO searching for attempted robbery suspect in Northwest Bakersfield

Posted at 6:27 PM, Aug 04, 2016
and last updated 2016-08-04 21:27:38-04

The Kern County Sheriff’s Office is searching for an attempted robbery suspect.

On July 30 around 10 p.m. a suspect attempted to rob an employee from the McDonald’s located at 5363 Olive Drive.

The suspect was panhandling outside the business and when the employee refused to give him money or cigarettes, he assaulted her and tried to steal her purse and cigarettes.

The suspect is described as a white or Hispanic male, 30-35 years old, with a medium build.

Anyone with information about the suspect is asked to contact the Kern County Sheriff’s Office at 661-861-3110, the Secret Witness at 661-322-4040, or Detective Romanini at 661-392-6923.