Police: Woman wanted for strong-arm robbery at TJ Maxx

Police in Bakersfield, Calif., are searching for the woman pictured here in connection with a robbery that happened on Thursday, Aug. 23, 2018. Photo provided by the Bakersfield Police Department.

Police in Bakersfield are searching for a woman suspected of being involved in a strong-arm robbery at TJ Maxx.

Police said the woman entered the Ming Avenue store on Aug. 23 and concealed several items before attempting to leave without paying.

An employee attempted to stop the woman. The woman then physically assaulted the employee and ran away with the items, police said.

Anyone with information regarding this investigation is asked to call Detective D. Jordan at (661) 326-387.

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