The Bakersfield Police Department is asking for the community's assistance in identifying a suspect wanted for theft.

On Aug. 16, the suspect entered the Kohl's Department Store located at 9400 Rosedale Highway and selected merchandise. The suspect concealed the merchandise in a bag and exited the business without paying.

Anyone with information regarding the identity of this suspect is encouraged to call the Bakersfield Police Department at 327-7111 or Detective Pete Cavazos at 326-3561.

-- Bakersfield Police Department