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Wednesday, Feb 27 2013 05:16 PM

Suspect wanted on suspicion of sexual assault


Bakersfield police are asking for the public's help identifying a suspect wanted for sexual assault.

At 11 p.m. Feb. 16, the victim was walking in the 700 block of Grace Street when the suspect approached her from behind and pushed her to the ground. The suspect then attempted to sexually assault her before leaving the area.

The suspect is described as a Hispanic man in his mid-30s, medium build, last seen wearing a black hooded sweatshirt and blue jeans. He spoke Spanish.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to call the Bakersfield Police Department at 327-7111 or Detective John Jamison at 326-3921.

To send an anonymous text message to the BPD, enter 274637 and text BPDCRIMES along with the message. Tips can also be anonymously sent through the smartphone TipSubmit mobile app or via email at

- Bakersfield Police Department

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