Southeast Bakersfield

Police: Man kidnaps, sexually assaults girl

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KBAK/KBFX) - Police are looking for a man wanted for child molestation and kidnapping.

The man approached the girl - age unspecified - Sunday night in the area of 4th Street and Union Avenue. He demanded the girl get into his car, and she did, police said Monday.

The man, who possibly had a gun, then drove the girl to the area of Ming Avenue and South Real Road and sexually assaulted her, according to police.

Monday, police released a computer-generated composite image of the man described to them. They also released a photo of the vehicle they believe was driven by the man.

Anyone with information on the name or location of the man wanted by police is asked to call the case detective at (661) 326-3870.