Police Investigate Armed Robbery at North Reno Home Depot
Police are investigating an armed robbery that occurred late Tuesday afternoon at a Home Depot in north Reno.
Police say the unidentified suspect walked into the Northtowne Lane store around 4 p.m., and was stopped by security after he allegedly shoplifted some unknown items. Police say the suspect fired three shots from his revolver while scuffling with security, before he was taken into custody by police.
No one was hurt during the incident.
The store was temporarily closed, but is now back open to customers.
Officers are still looking for evidence at the crime scene and say the suspect will be charged with armed robbery and three counts of assault of a deadly weapon.
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