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Attempted Kidnapping of a Male Juvenile 6-4-18

Case # WCSO18-2619

Secret Witness is offering a reward in the amount of $1,000.00 for information leading to the arrest and prosecution of the suspect wanted in connection with the attempted kidnapping of a 9 year old male juvenile in the Silver Knolls area.

Monday June 4, 2018 at approximately 8:00 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office was contacted about the incident which had occurred earlier in the day. Deputies were told that the male juvenile victim was walking home from the school bus stop at approximately 3:30 p.m. when a man parked in a black sedan attempted to coax the boy into the suspect’s vehicle by offering ice cream and candy. The suspect is described as an older white male, with white hair and a white mustache. The suspect was wearing a black t-shirt and had a “very wrinkly face,” according to the boy. Deputies canvassed the area in an attempt to locate the suspect vehicle and talk with witnesses. So far there has been no additional information.

Washoe County Sheriff’s office is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying the suspect. Anyone having information relating to this crime, a possible suspect vehicle, or the suspect should contact the Washoe County Sheriff’s Office at 775-328-3320, Secret Witness at 322-4900,, or text the tip to 847411 (TIP 411) Keyword – SW.

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