Suspected Sparks Rapist Linked to Similar Attack in September

RENO, NV - Reno police believe the suspected Sparks rapist that attacked an elderly woman in her home is the same man from a similar attack in September.

According to RPD a woman came home in September to find the suspect waiting for her. He attempted to rape her and stole her ATM card. Sparks police believe the same man raped an 85-year-old woman in her apartment Friday night.

Few details have been released on the first attack to explain additional similarities in the cases.

The suspect is described as a Hispanic male, approximately 5’6” to 5’9”, having a medium build and being 20 to 35 years of age.

The Reno Police Department and the Sparks Police Department are working together on these investigations and are attempting to identify the suspect.

Anyone with further information is asked to call: Reno Police Department - Detective Division 334-2115 or Secret Witness - 322-4900.


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