Sparks Police looking for attempted kidnapping suspect; Two possible attempts Friday

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Updated: 9/17/2013 4:03 pm

UPDATE -- Police believe there might have been a second sighting of the suspect who tried to force a 10 year-old in his car. The second incident happened at around three this afternoon when two female children walking home were aggressively approached by a vehicle, which might have been the same one. The girls were walking home from school on southbound on 11th Street at Vance Way. The children described the car as traveling southbound on 11th street. . The children described the vehicle as a sedan, greenish/bluish in color and possibly with some black on it. The children provided a partial plate with the numbers of 372 contained within the registration. The "older male" driver did not say anything to the children or attempt to abduct them. There are some similarities in the car description given by these children to the attempted kidnapping case reported earlier today.


SPARKS, Nev. (KRNV & MyNews4.com) -- Sparks Police are looking for a man they say attempted to kidnap a 10-year-old girl while she was walking to school today.

Around 8:45, police say the girl was walking to Greenbrae Elementary School at Greenbrae and First Streets when she was approached by an man in a car. Police say the man opened his door and attempted to grab the girl, telling her to get in the car. The girl was able to flee and return home, where she told her parents what happened.

The suspect is described as an unknown race male, wearing a long-sleeve white shirt with an ornate design on the right sleeve. He was wearing black gloves and had a deep powerful voice.

The suspect vehicle is described as a mid-2000's mid-size sedan. The paint job was unique, in that it was described as having alternating horizontal stripes of black and green. The vehicle was also described as having a gold color snake or dragon hood ornament and a medium-sized dent in the right rear quarter panel.

There is no further information at this time. The Sparks Police Department is asking for assistance from the public with any information regarding this incident. If you have any information, call Secret Witness at 322-4900. A $1,000 reward is being offered for arrest and prosecution of the suspect(s).

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DeputyDawg - 9/15/2013 5:51 AM
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Quickly children run to the gun free zone. The bad men won't be allowed to there. The signs will make them stop. Run, run while you can.

buacl - 9/14/2013 5:39 PM
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Human trafficking attempt? I grew up in this area attending Greenbrae and Alice Maxwell. Why are they trying to take our kids? Gang activity or just Creepers? Everyone in this nice- working family neighborhood, look out your window and keep track of the kids. We must let these lazy stupid douches know that they don't belong here. They should go back to the sewers that they stink of.
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