At about 10 a.m. on June 21, a 19-year-old man was driving in the above area when the suspect came off the sidewalk and walked in front of his vehicle. The victim slowed to avoid hitting the suspect when the suspect pulled a handgun and pointed it at the victim and walked toward the driver’s side. When the suspect cleared the front end of the vehicle, the victim drove away and notified the Washoe County Sheriff’s Office. The suspect was last seen fleeing on foot on Kinglet Drive toward Albatross Way.
The suspect is described as a Hispanic man in his 30s, about 5 feet 6 inches to 5 feet 8 inches tall, 180 to 200 pounds with a thick black mustache, wearing a dark blue hooded sweatshirt and light blue jeans.
The sheriff’s office is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying the suspect. Anyone having information relating to this crime or the suspect should contact the Washoe County Sheriff’s Office at 328-3320, or Secret Witness at 322-4900, online at www.secretwitness.com or text a tip to 847411 (TIP 411), keyword “SW.”
All calls to Secret Witness remain anonymous.