Three men got a head start on Halloween by stealing candy from a 99 Cent Store in northwest Bakersfield.
The suspects entered the store at 8200 Hageman Road at noon on Oct. 19, filled baskets with candy and left without paying, according to Bakersfield police.
The men are described as black, in their late teens to 20s, 5 feet 5 inches tall, 140 to 150 pounds, wearing jeans and T-shirts.
Anyone with information is asked to call Detective Joel Luera at 326-3947 or the BPD at 327-7111.
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