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Police Investigate Multiple Incidents of Assault

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The Sparks Police Department is investigating multiple incidents of assault with a deadly weapon.  


Police say they received reports of a man pointing a firearm at other drivers from his vehicle in multiple locations in both Reno and Sparks.  


The incidents occurred in the late afternoon and early evening on Tuesday near I-80 and McCarran in Reno, the intersection of Sutro and Oddie, Rock Boulevard, and Field Street in Sparks.  

During each of the incidents, victims say the subject pointed a firearm at them from his vehicle.  The firearm was described as a rifle or shotgun, brown and black in color.  

The Sparks Police Department located the vehicle in the 1600 block of Merchant Street s
hortly before 6:00 p.m.  They describe it as having California License plates 3PPD196.  The suspect, however, had fled the scene.


He is described as Hispanic, in his mid-thirties, approximately 5'9” with medium-length brown hair, a blue and white striped shirt and light colored blue jeans.


The Sparks Police Department is asking for your help solving this case.  If you have information regarding these incidents, contact them at (775) 353-2231 or call Secret Witness at (775) 322-4900.

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