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

On Dec. 3, at approximately 8 p.m., the victim was a passenger on a Golden Empire Transit bus when she was approached by the suspect. The suspect contacted the victim and made advances towards her. The victim declined his requests, at which point the suspect touched her inappropriately.

The suspect is described as a Black male, 25 to 30 years old, 6 feet 1 inch tall, 200 pounds, muscular build with short hair and a goatee. He was last seen wearing a red shirt and blue jeans.

Anyone with information regarding the identity of this suspect is urged to call the Bakersfield Police Department at 327-7111 or Detective John Rodrigues at 326-3870.