Police search for suspect in kidnapping case

June 20, 2018

SPARKS, Nev. (AP) — Authorities are offering a $2,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and prosecution of a man who kidnapped a 16-year-old girl in Nevada.

The girl says a man with a handgun got into her vehicle shortly after 9:00 p.m. Saturday in Sparks and demanded she drive him to south Reno. The girl complied, and was able to return home unharmed after dropping the man off.

The girl described the man as a 20 to 30 years old, Native American or Hispanic, about 5 feet 2 inches to 5 feet 4 inches tall with a thin build and dark hair in a ponytail. He also had a goatee and was wearing a white shirt with blue jeans.

Sparks police is offering the reward.