SPARKS, NV - Sparks police have arrested a man they believe was behind a violent armed robbery and carjacking.
It happened late Monday morning, June 23, 2014, at the Motel 6 on Victorian Avenue. A man reported he was beaten and robbed, and the attacker stole a Jeep from the victim.
The man who was attacked was taken to Renown to be treated for injuries.
The next day, Reno/Sparks Indian Colony Police found the victim's Jeep within the Indian Colony off Second Street in Reno. Tribal police developed information that Robert Walker had been in possession of the Jeep and was staying on the Indian Reservation in Hungry Valley.
Police found him there and arrested him. He is charged with armed robbery and battery with a deadly weapon.
SPD is asking anyone with information about this case to contact Secret Witness at 322-4900, the Sparks Police Department detective division at 353-2225 or Sparks Police dispatch at 353-2231.