Police investigate bank robbery in northwest Reno

Published: Mar. 16, 2018 at 11:46 AM PDT
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Reno Police and the FBI are looking for a bank robber.

Police say about 9:20AM March 16, 2018. they responded to reports of a holdup alarm at Great Basin bank, at 9600 S. McCarran in northwest Reno. While officers were responding, the alarm was upgraded to a Robbery alarm.

Police say the robber left before they got there, and the amount of the loss has not been determined.

Police say the robber is described as possibly white and male, and wearing a blue Wolf Pack sweatpants and black jacket, and a red bandanna covering his face, with black sunglasses. He had a white straw-type hat with a brown strip across it. He drove off in a silver 4-door vehicle; police say it may be a Nissan Altima.

Anyone having any information about this case or similar cases is asked to contact the Reno Police Department at 334-2188, or Secret Witness at 322-4900 or

, or you can text a tip to 847411 (TIP 411) keyword – SW.