Man arrested in connection to sexual assault on Bakersfield College student

Attempted rape suspect in police custody
Posted at 10:37 AM, Apr 06, 2017
and last updated 2017-04-06 13:37:14-04

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. – A man is in police custody after he sexually assaulted a female student at the Bakersfield College campus on Tuesday afternoon.


According to the Bakersfield College Department of Public Safety, the woman says the man approached her and began to grope her private parts. He threatened to take her to an isolated location and rape her.


The identity of the suspect has not been released yet. He is currently being held at the Kern County Jail.



The BC Department of Public Safety encourages students and faculty to be alert and aware of their surroundings. Concerns and suspicious activity can be reported at (661) 395-4554.