Police looking for suspect in Northeast Bakersfield robbery

Posted at 6:21 PM, Feb 22, 2017
and last updated 2017-02-22 21:21:23-05

Bakersfield police are searching for a suspect wanted for robbing a CVS in Northeast Bakersfield.

The suspect entered the CVS at 2690 Mt. Vernon Avenue, took several items, stuck them in her purse, and left the business without paying.

A loss prevention officer confronted the person outside, the suspect struggled, and the officer was assaulted.

The suspect is described as a Hispanic female, 5’ 8”, and a large build with a black jacket, black pants, and long brown hair in a pony tail.

Anyone with information regarding this case or the identity of the suspect is encouraged to call Detective Fred Torres at (661) 326-3273 or the Bakersfield Police Department at (661) 327-7111.