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BPD seeks alleged suspect in catalytic converter theft

Police are asking for community assistance identifying a suspect in an attempted catalytic converter theft that occurred Feb. 6 in the 3800 block of Crosswind Way.

According to a news release from the Bakersfield Police Department, it happened around 2:30 p.m. when the suspect tried to steal a catalytic converter and damaged a vehicle.

Police described the suspect as a Hispanic man, between 30 and 40 years old with a medium build and long hair in a ponytail. He was wearing a gray T-shirt, black and white gym shorts and black sneakers.

The BPD said he was driving a 2003 white Lincoln Continental.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to call Detective Amos at 326-3872 or the BPD at 327-7111.