WCSO deputies suspend search for attempted burglary suspect

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RENO, Nev. (KOLO) - The Washoe County Sheriff's Office has suspended the active search for an attempted burglary suspect in the Hidden Valley area.

A call came in around 12:15 p.m. of a man trying to break into a home in the neighborhood of Piping Rock Drive near Pembroke Drive.

The suspect is described as 6 feet tall, with short or thinning brown hair. He was wearing light-colored clothing.

While investigating the attempted burglary, deputies were called to a residential burglary on Hidden Highlands Drive and East Hidden Valley Drive. They could not specify what was stolen, but say a brown van was seen in the area.

The Sheriff's Office is now investigating whether the cases are related. During their investigation, they discovered several incidents of vehicle and residential burglaries in the Hidden Valley area over the last couple of weeks, some of which had not been reported.

The Sheriff's Office is reminding you to report any burglaries, no matter how small. If you see anything suspicious or have any information about the recent burglaries, call the Sheriff's Office at 785-WCSO.