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Kern County Sheriff's Office - Public Information Officer
Wednesday January 29th, 2020 :: 03:56 p.m. PST


Arrest for Robbery in Wasco

On Monday, January 27, 2020, at approximately 4:50 a.m., deputies from the Wasco Substation were dispatched to a robbery that had just occurred in the 2100 block of Highway 46.  A victim reported a male subject wearing a ski-style mask entered the business and demanded money.  The subject, later identified as 34-year-old Brandon King of Bakersfield, left the store after taking an item.  A short time later, King was located and detained at another nearby business without resistance or delay.  A ski-style mask was located near where King was taken into custody.
King was arrested and booked into the Kern County Jail for robbery and wearing a mask for an unlawful purpose.  Anyone with additional information regarding this investigation (2020-00014393) is requested to contact the Kern County Sheriff’s Office at (661) 861-3110 or Secret Witness at (661) 322-4040.

Kern County Sheriff's Office - Public Information Officer
1350 Norris Rd
Bakersfield, CA 93308

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Non-emergencies: 661-303-4592

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