Police have released a surveillance photo of the teenager who broke into an east Bakersfield home and assaulted the 84-year-old woman who lived there. Sgt. Gary Carruesco says the attack happened around 3:10 Thursday afternoon on Highland Knolls Avenue and Fairfax Road, near several busy schools, and the woman was pushed when she confronted the robber, causing her to hit her head on a hard object when she fell. She was treated at a hospital for a significant laceration. The suspect is described as an Hispanic male in his late teens to mid 20s, with a slender build and face and a dark complexion. He was wearing a maroon-colored hoodie with white lettering or logo on the front, black pants and black tennis shoes with with soles. Anyone with information is asked to call BPD at 327-7111.

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