Alleged purse thief wanted

Alleged purse thief wanted

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KBAK/KBFX) — The community's help is wanted to identify a man accused of stealing a woman's purse in the parking lot of the Rosedale Highway Walmart on June 30, police said on Wednesday.

The suspect in the video surveillance footage took a purse from a shopping cart after leaving the store, according to police. He was observed in a newer-model GMC crew-cab pickup truck with a primer spot on the front left fender.

Anyone with information related to the identify of the man in these pictures is encouraged to call Detective John Blunt at (661) 326-3964 or the Bakersfield Police Department at (661) 327-7111.