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Sheriff Detectives investigate 7-Eleven armed robbery in the Virginia Foothills area



1300024_1JXmThe Washoe County Sheriff’s Office Special Operations and Investigations Division is investigating an armed robbery that occurred at approximately 3:24 a.m. on Thursday, Feb. 14, at the 7-Eleven at 1445 Geiger Grade Road in the Virginia Foothills area.

The suspect is a white male adult between the ages of 20-25, approximately 6 feet tall with an average build, sandy blonde or brown moustache and possibly a goatee. The male was last seen wearing black or dark blue jeans, a black down parka jacket, black ski mask and black shoes with white laces.  The suspect fled with an undisclosed amount of money.

Anyone who has information regarding this crime is urged to contact the Sheriff’s Office at 775-328-3320 or Secret Witness at 775-322-4900, or www.secretwitness.com, or text a Secret Witness tip to 847411 (TIP411) 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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