Bakersfield police are asking for the public's help identifying two suspects wanted for strong-arm robbery.

At 5:45 p.m. Nov. 10, the suspects entered the Walgreens at 3301 Panama Lane. The first suspect selected merchandise and walked toward the exit and the second suspect assaulted a store employee.

Both suspects then ran from the business.

The first suspect is described as a Hispanic male, late teens to early 20s, with dark hair, wearing a gray hooded sweatshirt, a white T-shirt, blue shorts, black socks and light-colored athletic shoes.

The second suspect is described as a black male, late teens to early 20s, with dark short hair, wearing a dark-colored baseball hat with a logo on the front, dark-colored jacket over a light-colored shirt, dark-colored pants and dark-colored shoes.

Anyone with information regarding the identity of these suspects is asked to call the Bakersfield Police Department at 327-7111 or Detective Don Cegielski at 632-6350.

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