Worker Robbed at Gunpoint in Minden Store

By: Staff Email
By: Staff Email

A store clerk is not injured after being robbed at gunpoint Friday night at the J&M Mini Mart in Minden.

According to police, the suspect entered the store in the 1500 block of US Hwy 395 around 8:45 p.m. wearing a dark hooded sweatshirt, dark mask and gloves. He located the clerk, who was cleaning the store, and pointed his gun, demanding the clerk give him all the money in the register.

Once the worker gave him the money, the suspect fled to a car parked outside. He got into the passenger seat and the car sped off, heading westbound on 5th St. before turning onto Esmerelda Av.

Police believe there is a second suspect who served as the getaway driver.

The car was described as a grey-colored 4-door sedan,maybe an Audi or VW Jetta, with tinted windows.

The suspect is described as around 6ft tall with a medium build. He was last see wearing a black hooded sweatshirt, dark pants, dark mask and black gloves.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is encouraged to call the Douglas County Sheriff's Office at (775) 782-9905 or Secret Witness at (775) 782-7463.


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