Sparks police search for suspect who robbed local health store

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Sparks police are asking for the public's help locating a man who allegedly robbed a health store on Friday.

According to Sgt. Benjamin Russell officers responded to The Herb Lady shortly before 11 a.m. on March 9 on the report of a male who had robbed the store.

When officers arrived on scene, they learned the suspect fled on foot with an undisclosed amount of money.

The victim told authorities a male entered the store acting as if he was going to make a purchase. The man acted like he had a gun and demanded money.

Officers spoke with multiple witnesses in the area who saw the suspect leave the store but were unable to locate him.

The suspect is described as a white male in his late 20's with olive complexion and an average build. He was last seen wearing a red hoodie type sweatshirt, dark pants, and a baseball hat.

Anyone with information regarding this case is asked to contact the Sparks Police Department at 775-353-2225 or Secret Witness at 775-322-4900.

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