Man Wanted for Robbing Gas Station [PHOTO]

Police are asking for help finding a man who took part in a robbery at a Shell gas station at White Lane and Gosford Road in southwest Bakersfield.

Bakersfield Police Department
Bakersfield Police Department

It happened at around 11:20 p.m. on March 21. They say he was able to escape after an accomplice, later identified as 30-year-old Johnny Costello, confronted store employees with a baseball bat. Costello was later arrested.

The suspect still at large is described as a 5-foot-5 man in his early 20s with a medium build and gauged ears. He was wearing a black sweatshirt and a black beanie at the time of the incident.

Those with more information are being urged to call Det. Verion Coleman at (661) 326-3836 or the Bakersfield Police Department at (661) 327-7111.

– Anthony Pollreisz