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Armed robbery at Kietzke WalMart

By ThisIsReno

RPD NEWS RELEASE

walmart2At 5:02 a.m. today, officers responded to a report of an armed robbery at the WalMart on Kietzke Lane. Upon arrival they learned that the suspect located a 55-inch TV inside the store and took it without paying.

Once outside he was confronted by WalMart employees. The suspect brandished a 10-inch hunting knife and threatened the employees. The employees were not injured. Officers located the TV several hundred yards away from the business, but the suspect got away.

The suspect was described as a black male, 6 feet tall, 220 pounds, with a mustache and goatee. The suspect was wearing a black baseball cap with a “K-Swiss” logo, a black long sleeve knit sweater and blue jeans (See attached photos).

The Reno Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying the suspect. Anyone having information relating to this crime or the suspect should contact the Reno Police Department at 334-2115, Secret Witness at 322-4900 or www.secretwitness.com, or text the tip to 847411 (TIP 411) keyword – SW.

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