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Armed Robbery With Machete 1-11-22

Secret Witness is offering a reward in the amount of $1,500.00 for information leading to the arrest and prosecution of the suspect wanted in connection with the armed robbery with a machete of a convenience store in the 5100 block of Sun Valley Blvd. Sun Valley, NV.

Patrol Deputies were dispatched to the above location at approximately 7:00 a.m. on January 11, 2022 on a report of an armed robbery which had just occurred. Employees of the convenience store told deputies the suspect used a machete to threaten them and stole the entire cash register, including the cash drawer. No victims were injured in the robbery. The suspect then fled on foot with an undisclosed amount of cash. Patrol Deputies canvassed the area surrounding the convenience store. During their search deputies located various discarded components of the cash register in neighboring residential yards. Further intelligence gathered by deputies confirms the suspect brandished a 20-24-inch-long machete. A machete was located during the canvass, and it has been booked into evidence. The suspect is described as a short white man with a small build. He was last seen wearing a grey brimmed cap, red bandana, and a navy blue “California Golden Bears” hooded sweatshirt with “Cal” printed on the left bicep.                        

Washoe County 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 775-328-3320, or remain anonymous and call or text Secret Witness at 775-322-4900 or go on-line at