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

At 2:05 p.m. Nov. 5, the suspect entered the Rite Aid at 1601 23rd St. and selected merchandise which he then concealed on himself. When a store employee confronted the suspect, the suspect assaulted the employee and ran from the business.

The suspect is described as white, 30-40 years of age, 5 feet 10 inches tall, 180 pounds, with brown medium-length hair, wearing a blue Los Angeles Dodgers T-shirt and blue jeans.

Anyone with information regarding the identity of this suspect is asked to call the Bakersfield Police Department at 327-7111 or Detective John Blunt at 326-3964.