Bank in Sun Valley Robbed, Evacuated

By: Staff Email
By: Staff Email

RENO, Nev. -- A bank robbery around ten Saturday morning prompted Washoe County Sheriff's deputies to evacuate customers and employees from the Wells Fargo bank on Sun Valley Boulevard.

Washoe County Sheriff's officials tell KOLO 8 News Now that a man walked into the bank and handed a teller a note asking for money. The teller complied and the man ran away.

Officials describe the robber as an Hispanic man in his mid 20's to 30's. He is about 5 feet, 7 inches tall with a thin build. He has brown eyes and black hair with a mustache and sole patch. The clothes he was wearing at the time included a dark gray "Nevada" hoodie and a blue Dodgers baseball cap.

The man took an undisclosed amount of money. The incident is being investigated by both the Washoe County Sheriff's Office and the FBI.


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