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November 16, 2020 at 11:26 pm

Attempted Kidnapping

This case was assigned to our Detective Division, after further investigation it was determined that we are no longer looking for the black Dodge Charger, no outstanding suspects and there is no threat to our community.




On November 12, 2020 at approximately 4:16pm, Sparks Police Officers responded to the area of E. Lincoln Way and Nichols Blvd. for the report of an attempted kidnapping. Officers arrived on scene and interviewed the 13-year-old female victim who advised that she had been walking her dog in the area around 4:00pm. As she was walking, a black 2012 model Dodge Charger with extremely dark tinted windows and no visible license plate parked next to her on the street. An unknown male subject wearing a black collared jacket and a lime green neck gator exited the rear left side of the vehicle. That suspect was a white male with short blonde hair and was approximately 6’-6’2” tall. He exited the vehicle and began to walk towards the juvenile. The passenger in the front of the vehicle opened his door and grabbed the juvenile by her wrist. The victim’s dog began to bark, and she was able to pull away and run to her home. The juvenile was uninjured.  



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