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Police searching for hit-and-run driver

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Posted at 2:48 PM, Jan 11, 2016
and last updated 2016-01-11 17:48:23-05

The Bakersfield Police Department is seeking the community’s assistance in identifying and locating the following suspect wanted for Hit and Run causing injury. On Monday, December 7th, 2015, at 10:50 pm, officers responded to the 3000 block of Q Street regarding an injury hit and run traffic collision, involving a bicyclist and a vehicle. The driver of the vehicle fled the scene prior to police arrival. 

The involved vehicle was described as an: 

  • 2005 to 2014 model Ford Mustang 
  • Light blue in color 
  • With tinted windows 

The possible driver of the vehicle was described as a: 

  • Black Male Adult, 20 to 30 years old 
  • Short black hair, thin build 
  • Wearing a gray hooded sweatshirt and red shorts 

Surveillance video from a nearby business revealed a possible suspect and involved vehicle. These still photographs were taken from that video.

Anyone with information regarding this case is encouraged to call Officer Antonio Orozco at the Bakersfield Police Department (661) 326-3960.