Bakersfield police are asking for the public's help identifying a suspect wanted for attempted sexual assault.

At 12:40 a.m. Nov. 21, officers were told an employee of a business in the 4800 block of Fairfax Road had left the building and was confronted by the suspect. The suspect dragged the victim to a secluded area where he attempted to sexually assault her.

The victim struggled with the suspect and he ran away.

The suspect is described as black, wearing a black, shimmering stocking over his head and face, black long-sleeved shirt, black pants and a large silver ring on his right hand.

Anyone with information regarding this case or the identity of this suspect is asked to call the Bakersfield Police Department at 327-7111 or Detective John Jamison at 326-3921.

To send an anonymous text message to the BPD, enter 274637 and text BPDCRIMES along with the message. Tips can also be anonymously sent through the smartphone TipSubmit mobile app or via email at

- Bakersfield Police Department