On Tuesday at 1:33 p.m. the female victim was walking to the bus stop when she was approached by the suspect who pointed a handgun at her face and demanded her purse. The victim complied and the suspect fled eastbound on Sierra Madre.
The suspect is described as a black male in his 20s, wearing a dark blue or black-colored winter jacket, blue jeans with some type of logo on the right rear pocket, white tennis shoes and a navy blue or black-colored ski mask.
Reno police are asking for the public’s assistance in identifying the suspect. Anyone having information relating to this crime or the suspect should contact the Reno Police Department at 334-2115, or Secret Witness at 322-4900 or www.secretwitness.com.
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