Investigator looking for attacker of Medical Examiner employee

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RENO, Nev. (KOLO) - Washoe County Sheriff’s Office detectives are asking for any information from the public that can help to identify the person who attacked an employee at the Washoe County Regional Medical Examiner’s Office.

Sometime between 10 and 11PM January 8, 2017, someone who had gotten into the Medical Examiner’s facility at 10 Kirman Avenue attacked an employee. The attacker left before Sheriff's deputies and Reno Police got there. The employee was taken to a hospital for treatment of what are believed to be minor injuries.

Investigators know little about the attacker, only that he is described as a male of unknown race, with a medium build, and wearing dark clothing.

Anyone who has information that could help with this investigation is asked to contact the Washoe County Sheriff’s Office Detective Division at (775) 328-3320 or Secret Witness at (775) 322-4900.