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Suspects wanted in robbery of restaurant

By BREAKING NEWS BLOG

Kern County sheriff's deputies are asking the public's help in identifying two suspects wanted for the robbery of Hungry Howie's Pizza at 2209 Niles Point in Bakersfield.

About noon Nov. 29, two suspects entered the restaurant, one armed with a handgun that he brandished at employees. The suspects demanded money and ordered the employees to get down on the floor.

The suspects then left the business.

One of the suspects was described as a Hispanic man, 18-21 years old, 5 feet 8 inches to 5 feet 9 inches tall, 200 pounds, brown hair, wearing a black unzipped hoodie sweatshirt with the hood pulled over his head, a white or grey T-shirt, yellow plaid shorts, light-colored gloves and tan shoes. The suspect described was in possession of a silver revolver.

The second suspect was described as a Hispanic male, 16-18 years old, 5 feet 6 inches to 5 feet 7 inches tall, 140 pounds, brown hair, wearing a gray jacket with the hood pulled over his head, blue denim shorts, dark gloves and dark shoes.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Kern County Sheriff's Department at 861-3110 or Secret Witness at 322-4040. Anonymous text tips can be sent to TIP411 (847411); just type the keyword "KCSO" prior to the message.

- Kern County Sheriff's Department

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