Man Sought After Making Lewd Comments, Gestures to Girl [PHOTO]

Police are searching for a man who made lewd comments and gestures to a young girl who was holding a puppy outside of a store on Planz Road in Bakersfield, just west of Highway 99.

Bakersfield Police Department
Bakersfield Police Department

It happened before 4 p.m. on July 5 at Howard’s Mini Mart.

The man is described as “chubby,” between 25 and 30 years old, is 5-foot-8 and has a shaved head, hazel eyes and a medium complexion. He was wearing a white shirt, black shorts and red and black checkered shoes at the time of the incident.

He fled the scene in a silver 1990s or 2000s-model BMW, according to a Bakersfield Police Department news release.

Those with more information in regard the the man’s location are being urged to call Det. William Westbrook at (661) 326-3558 or the Bakersfield Police Department at (661) 327-7111.

– Anthony Pollreisz