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Police looking for suspect who stole money donations from a Veteran's Association volunteer table

Posted at 4:55 PM, May 31, 2017
and last updated 2017-05-31 19:55:00-04

The Bakersfield Police Department is asking for the community’s assistance in identifying and locating a suspect wanted for grand theft.

On May 13, 2017 at 3:30 p.m., the suspect stole a glass jar containing approximately $1,000 in currency from a donation table operated by volunteers from the U.S. Marine Corps Veteran’s Association.

The donation table was to the front of Wal-Mart located at 5075 Gosford Road.

The suspect is described as a black male, 20 to 25 years of age, 6 feet tall and 160 pounds with light complexion wearing a blue/grey Hollister hooded sweatshirt.

Anyone with information regarding this investigation, or the identity of the suspect, is asked to call Detective Chris Bagby (661) 326-3567, or the Bakersfield Police Department at (661) 327-7111.