Police Arrest Suspect in Donut Shop Robbery

Thomas Brand. Photo courtesy of the Washoe County Sheriff's Office.
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RENO, NV - Reno police have arrested a man they believe robbed a clerk at a donut shop Friday morning.

Around 9:45AM, a man walked into Best Donuts in Town at 2080 Mill Street and used a silver handgun to demand money. No shots were fired. When he got cash, he ran off southbound, possibly to a car, according to police.

Shortly after noon, police found a car in downtown Reno matching a description given by a witness, pulled it over and arrested 44-year-old Thomas Brand, who's now charged with armed robbery. One more person was arrested on unrelated charges

If you have information that can help police with their investigation, please call Reno police or Secret Witness at 322-4900.