Sparks police ask for help locating armed robbery suspect
Sparks police are asking for help to find a suspect who robbed a gas station at gunpoint Saturday morning.
Police say at 7:45 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 21, officers responded to Kwik Serve gas station, located at 2191 Pyramid Way, for a report of an armed robbery.
Police learned that a male of unknown race entered the store, brandished a handgun, and demaned money from the clerk. The clerk gave an undisclosed amount of cash to the suspect, who fled the scene in a silver car. The clerk was not injured.
The suspect is described as a white or Hispanic man in his 30s, between 5 feet, 6 inches and 5 feet, 8 inches, and roughly 180-200 pounds. He was wearing all black clothing and a mask, according to police.
Police say photos and video will obtained at a later time, and will be made available at a later date.
Sparks police ask anyone who may have witnessed this incident or has information about the crime to contact the Sparks Police Detective division at 353-2225 or Secret Witness at 322-4900.
Secret Witness is offering a reward in the amount of $1,500 for information leading to the arrest and prosecution of the suspect.