Robber Shoots Ceiling of Sparks A&W

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SPARKS, NV - Sparks police are on the lookout for an armed robber who fired a round into the ceiling of a local restaurant.

It happened around 6:48 p.m. Sunday at the A&W on Baring Boulevard. Employees tell police a white male wearing a ski mask and brandishing a small revolver type handgun walked up to the counter and gestured towards the cash drawer. He did not say anything. An employee gave him the drawer and he took all of the cash inside of it. As the robber left the A&W, he pointed the gun towards the ceiling and fired a single round.

The robber is described as approximately 6', with a thin build, dressed in a grey hoodie, jeans and black tennis shoes. One of the employees saw him get into a small, black sedan and drive out of the parking lot in an unknown direction.

No one was injured.

If anyone has any information regarding this crime, you are encouraged to call the Sparks Police Department or Secret Witness at 322-4900.