BPD Looking For Person Who Robbed Store at Knifepoint [PHOTO]

Bakersfield police are looking for a man who was with a child when he pulled a knife on a Dollar General employee during a robbery.

Bakersfield Police Department
Bakersfield Police Department

The weapon was brandished June 16 as the man left the store on Wilson Road. He drove away from the scene in a blue or gray GMC Yukon with paper license plates, according to a press release.

The suspect is in his mid-30s, is 5-foot-7, weighs 160 pounds, and has blue eyes and brown hair. He was wearing a black shirt, blue jeans and black shoes at the time of the incident.

Those with more information are being urged to call Det. Ryan Vaughan at (661) 326-3868 or the Bakersfield Police Department at (661) 327-7111.

– Anthony Pollreisz