Bakersfield Police are searching for a man wanted in connection with a sexual assault that occurred Monday in northwest Bakersfield.

According to police, a woman in the 8700 block of Fox Run Drive heard a noise in her locked garage Monday morning. When she investigated, she encountered the suspect and was sexually assaulted.

The woman sustained moderate injuries, according to police, and was taken to a local hospital.

Police described the suspect as a Hispanic male in his 30s, 5 feet 10 inches tall with a shaved head and a goatee with no mustache. He was wearing a dark shirt with sleeves to the elbows and dark knee-length shorts.

Police said the suspect has tattoos on both forearms and on the right side of his neck.

The suspect's vehicle is described as a tan or silver four-door sedan.

Anyone with information about the suspect is asked to call Bakersfield Police at 327-7111 or Detective D. Cegielski at 326-3556.