Sheriff’s deputies are searching for the man who sexually assaulted a boy in east Bakersfield.

The suspect lured the boy into his car on Niles Street and Horace Mann Avenue Saturday morning before driving him to a remote location and attacking him. The boy eventually escaped and ran to a residential neighborhood for help.

The man is described as between 50-60 years old, 5’6″ to 5’7″ in height, with a thin mustache, and weighing about 140lbs. He was last seen wearing a black hat and sunglasses, a black and white shirt, and gray jeans. His car is described as a late model white extended cab Ford truck pulling a red gardening-style trailer.

Kelli Pierce