Bakersfield man arrested for elder abuse and sexual assault of Tulare County woman

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The Tulare County Sheriff’s arrested 54-year-old Kelly Garcia of Bakersfield after they say he went into a home in Kernville, pulled down his pants and exposed himself.  Deputies said, the victim asked Garcia to leave he refused and proceeded to touch the victim outside of her clothing. The victim called a neighbor and Garcia ran off.

Deputies were able to catch up with Garcia and placed him under arrest. He faces charges of Elder Abuse, Lewd Acts and Sexual Assault. 

This case is still being investigated by the Tulare County Sheriff’s Office.

Anyone with more information is urged to contact the Tulare County Sheriff’s Office at 1-800-808-0488 or anonymously at or by text or voicemail at #559-725-4194.

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