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July 10, 2017 at 4:51 pm

Robbery/Amber Alert

Case #17-5814

Type of Incident: Robbery/Amber Alert

Date and Time of Incident: 07/06/17 1412

Location: 1100 Nugget Ave

Victim: withheld

***Update***July 10, 2017***

Sparks, NV ~ The Sparks Police need your help to solve this case and locate the child.  Detectives continue to develop and follow-up leads in this case.  We need your help to identify the suspect and child.  Anyone with information concerning this case is urged to call Sparks Police Dispatch 775-353-2231 or Secret Witness 775-322-4900.  Detectives are working to identity the suspect and locate the child.  Attached is a composite sketch of the suspect in this case. 



The Sparks Police Department is actively working leads in this case.  The attached pictures are of the actual vehicle.  The vehicle is still outstanding.  The whereabouts of the child and suspect are still unknown.  We will put out more information as it becomes available.  Thank you.


***End of Update***


At 2:17 p.m., the Sparks Police Department received a report of a carjacking. A 75 year-old female had just parked her 2013 Maroon Nissan Altima with Nevada plate 92F424 in a parking space when she was approached by a black male adult. The suspect produced a handgun and demanded money and her car keys. The victim complied and noticed a child standing near the suspect. The child is described as a black female with her hair in pig tails and about 8 years of age. The child was wearing a dark yellow dress, and appeared scared.

Once the victim exited her vehicle the suspect instructed the child to get into the car. The suspect was last seen driving the victim’s vehicle north on Pyramid Highway.

The suspect is described as a 28 to 35-year old black male with a thin mustache and thin, 6 foot build. He was wearing a dark blue shirt with a Dallas Cowboys emblem on the front of the shirt and blue jeans.

The victim believed the child may have a relationship to the suspect based upon the interaction between the suspect and the child but that has not been established.

Anyone with information as to the identity of the child, the suspect or their location is asked to immediately contact the Sparks Police Department.


Releasing Authority:  

Keating, Michael E


Police Lieutenant


Police Dept Detectives




(775) 353-2241 x5513

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Releasing Authority:   Gallop, Kenneth G
  Police Officer
  Police Dept Patrol
  (775) 353-2241 x5511

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