BPD searching for man accused of taking vehicle

Jan. 24—The Bakersfield Police Department is searching for a man accused of stealing a vehicle in southwest Bakersfield, though the car has since been returned to its owner.

A Hispanic man in this 20s to 30s with a thin build reportedly took a car at about 8:32 p.m. Jan. 18 from a parking lot in the 5000 block of Gosford Road. He had goatee-style facial hair and was wearing a black Hustler sweatshirt, BPD said.

Residents with information about this case may call the BPD at 661-327-7111.