Walgreens Robbery Suspect on the Loose
The Bakersfield Police Department is requesting the community’s assistance in identifying a suspect wanted for robbery. On November 29, 2012, at 2:57 p.m., officers of the Bakersfield Police Department were dispatched to the Walgreens located at 40 Chester Avenue, for a report of a robbery. The suspect, depicted in the above video surveillance photograph, entered the business, selected merchandise and attempted to exit the store without paying. The suspect was then contacted by a store employee. The suspect stated he was armed with a firearm and fled the business with the merchandise. The suspect is described as a Black male, 20 years of age, 5’08" tall, medium build, wearing a black jacket and blue jeans.
Anyone with information regarding the identity of the suspect is urged to contact the Bakersfield Police Department at 661-327-7111 or Detective William Toler at 661-326-3857. You can now send an anonymous text message to the Bakersfield Police Department. It’s quick and it’s easy. Simply enter 274637 into your phone and text BPDCRIMES along with your message. The text is sent to the police department and the sender remains completely anonymous. Tips can also be anonymously sent through the smartphone "TipSubmit" mobile App or via email at https://www.tipsubmit.com.