Police search for man suspected in brutal attack of woman

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Bakersfield police are asking for help to find a man suspected in a vicious assault against a woman who ignored his sexual advances.

Police said the man and a woman were at a party on Aug. 12 when the man made unwanted sexual advances towards the woman.

According to police, when the woman resisted the advances, the man became violent and struck the woman numerous times in the face severely injuring her.

Police said the woman suffered a facial fracture and bruising.

Man suspected in assault of woman on Aug. 12 / Photo: Bakersfield Police Department

The man is described as being between 30 and 40 years old, standing 5 feet, 8 inches tall and weighing 180 pounds. He also has black hair and brown eyes.

Anyone with information on the identity of the man is asked to call Bakersfield police at 327-7111.

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