Girl reports man tried to kidnap her; witnesses sought

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RENO, Nev. (KOLO) - Washoe County Sheriff’s Office detectives are investigating the report of an attempt to abduct a teenage girl in the area of North Valleys High School Monday afternoon, and they are asking for anyone who may have witnessed the incident to contact them.

Between 12:10 p.m. and 12:15 p.m. February 5, 2018, a 16-year-old girl was returning to the high school after lunch. She says she was at the corner of Estates Road and Golden Valley Road when the driver of a white pickup turned on to Estates Road from the wrong direction and stopped next to her.

The girl says the driver, a white man in his 20s, tried to abduct her. He was the only person in the truck. She got away and ran across Golden Valley Road to the high school.

Anyone who may have witnessed this incident, or have information useful to the investigation, is asked to contact the Washoe County Sheriff’s Office Detective Division at (775) 328-3320 or Secret Witness at (775) 322-4900.