Probation dept seeks arrest of sex offender

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KBAK/KBFX) The Kern County Probation Department is looking for a sex offender who failed to report to his probation officer upon release from jail.

Theodore Steele, who also goes by "Teddy," is 22 years old, 5-foot-11 and 140 pounds. He's known to frequent the Valley Plaza Mall area, bus terminals and the Oildale area.

Anyone with information on Steele's whereabouts is asked to call probation officer Kyle Dock at (661) 868-7551.