At 10:30 p.m., officers responded to 1390 S. Virginia St. on a report of an armed robbery. The investigation revealed that a white male entered the store and told three of the customers already inside to leave. The suspect then demanded money from the clerk. The suspect fled the business on foot, and was last seen eastbound on Pueblo Avenue. The clerk was not injured during the crime.
The suspect is described as being 5-feet 9-inches tall, weighing 170 to 180 pounds and last seen wearing a green hooded sweatshirt, white T-shirt and blue jeans. The suspect was armed with a handgun.
The Reno Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying the suspect. Anyone having information about this crime or the suspect should contact the Reno Police Department at 334-2115, or Secret Witness at 322-4900, online at www.secretwitness.com or text the tip to 847411 (TIP 411) keyword “SW.” Secret Witness is offering a $1,500 reward for information leading to the arrest and prosecution of the suspect. All calls to Secret Witness remain anonymous.