Suspect wanted for robbing CVS store, assaulting employee

Posted at 3:10 PM, Jan 27, 2017
and last updated 2017-01-27 18:12:53-05
The Bakersfield Police Department is asking for the community’s assistance identifying and locating a suspect wanted for Burglary and Robbery.
On December 22, 2016 at about 10:00 p.m. a suspect entered the CVS Pharmacy at 4400 Coffee Road and stole several items of value. When he attempted to flee without paying, a store employee confronted him. He then punched that employee and fled out the door to a waiting vehicle.
The suspect is described as a White male adult, mid-20s, 5’7 to 5’9, medium build, brown hair, thin beard, grey with black hat, grey with thin black horizontal stripped zip up jacket with black hood, blue / white plaid Pendleton shirt, black jeans, and black shoes with white soles.
The vehicle in which he fled is described as a white four door, possibly a Honda Accord or Chevrolet Cavalier, unknown license plate.
Anyone with information regarding this case or the identity of the suspect is asked to call Detective Rick Dossey at (661) 326-3501 or the Bakersfield Police Department at (661) 327-7111.
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