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Sheriff’s Office seeks information on armed robbery



1300003_vn7b1-300x223-4262331-8139118The Washoe County Sheriff’s Office Special Operations and Investigations Division is investigating an armed robbery at the Chevron in Incline Village Wednesday, Jan. 2.

At approximately 8:45 p.m., a masked gunman entered Chevron demanding money from the clerk.  During the robbery the suspect discharged a silver colored long barrel revolver inside the store.  The clerk was not injured, and no patrons were in the store.  The masked gunman fled the Chevron with an undisclosed amount of money.  The suspect was last seen wearing a heavy blue jacket, blue pants and a red bandana over his face.

At this time, detectives are seeking the public’s assistance.  If anyone has information regarding this robbery they are urged to call the Sheriff’s Office at 775-328-3336 or Secret Witness at 775-322-4900, visit www.secretwitness.com or text a Secret Witness tip to 847411 (TIP 411) keyword – SW.

The Washoe County Sheriff’s Office celebrated 150 years of proud service and community partnership in 2011. Sheriff Michael Haley is the 25th person elected to serve as the Sheriff of Washoe County. His office continues to be the only full service public safety agency operating within northern Nevada and is responsible for operating the consolidated detention facility, regional crime lab, Northern Nevada Counter Terrorism Center, Internet Crimes against Children Task Force, court security, service of civil process, traditional street patrols and Regional Animal Services.

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