When officers arrived on scene, they met with the the 16-year-old female victim. The victim told officers that she was walking down the street when the male suspect approached her from behind and hit her on the side of her head with a skateboard. The suspect then took her purse and ran east bound on East Gault.
Officers searched the area but did not locate the suspect. The victim suffered a minor injury on the side of her head and was treated by REMSA Medics at the scene.
Anyone with information on this case is asked to call the Sparks Police Department at (775) 353-2231 or Secret Witness at (775) 322-4900.