For Immediate Release
PR #:1800111
Date Issued:Oct 27, 2018 - 4:19pm

Washoe County Sheriff's Office deputies looking for suspects in possible attempted abduction of a child

CASE #:18-5302
WHEN:October 27, 2018
WHERE:Lemmon Valley
CONTACT:Brooke Howard Division Manager-Community Engagement Office 775-785-6205

The Washoe County Sheriff’s Office is looking for two suspects in a possible attempted abduction of a three-year-old child that occurred this afternoon in the Lemmon Valley area.

At approximately 1:35 p.m., deputies responded to Lemmon Valley Dr. on a report of an attempted abduction that had just occurred on a three-year-old male in front of his residence in the area.

The suspects are described as being a Hispanic male adult with a shaved head and a Hispanic female, heavy set with long hair. The suspects were last seen driving away in a 4 door gold sedan.

Deputies searched the area for the possible suspects but were unable to locate them. Deputies continue to investigate.

Anyone with information about this case is asked to contact the Washoe County Sheriff’s Office non-emergency dispatch at (775) 785-WCSO or Secret Witness at (775) 322-4900.

The Washoe County Sheriff's Office is dedicated to preserving a safe and secure community with professionalism, respect, integrity and the highest commitment to equality. Sheriff Darin Balaam is the 27th person elected to serve as the Sheriff of Washoe County since the Office was created in 1861. The Washoe County Sheriff's Office strives to ensure public safety by building trust and creating partnerships within the diverse communities in which we serve. We will promote the dignity of all people supported by our words and actions through open communication while fostering an environment of professionalism, integrity and mutual respect.

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