By BREAKING NEWS BLOG
Law enforcement is reminding the public that there is a reward of up to $5,000 for information leading to the arrest and filing of a criminal complaint in each of the four sexual assaults being investigated by a Bakersfield Police Department and Kern County Sheriff's Office Joint Task Force.
The reward is being offered through Secret Witness, in which callers remain anonymous and select a code name and code number when providing information.
The four assaults are believed connected. Police said two have occurred in east Bakersfield, one in northeast Bakersfield, and there was also an attempted sexual assault in east Bakersfield.
The suspect is described as black, in his late 20s to 30s, 5 feet 8 inches tall to 6 feet tall, with a medium build. He has been seen wearing a black ski mask, dark hooded sweatshirt and shorts.
Anyone with information is asked to call Secret Witness at 322-4040, the Bakersfield Police Department at 327-7111, or Kern County Sheriff's Office at 861-3110.
-- The Californian