Man With Fake Hair and Beard Tries to Rob Scooper's

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SPARKS, NV - Sparks police are investigating an attempted robbery Thursday evening at Scoopers Restaurant on Prater Way.

Police say the man approached the counter and presented a note to the clerk demanding money. As the manager stepped outside the business, the man ran away.

Witnesses say the man is white, about 5'11" and 200 pounds. He was wearing a grey shirt with white hair and beard which are believed to be fake; witnesses describe him as looking like Santa Claus.

No weapon was seen and it is unknown if the man was armed. No money was taken from the business.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact Sparks Police Detectives at 353-2225 or Secret Witness at 322-4900.