Sparks NV Nov 18 2016 The Sparks Police Department is asking for the public's help identifying a male suspect that allegedly pepper sprayed a security officer after attempting to rob a K-Mart Wednesday.
At around 6:35 p.m., officers responded to the K-Mart located at 2025 Oddie Boulevard on the report of a robbery, a news release from the Sparks Police Department said. When officers arrived, they learned the suspect hid items and tried to leave without paying.
According to police, K-Mart security guards attempted to detain the suspect as he was leaving the store, but the suspect allegedly pepper sprayed one of the guards and ran from the scene.
Secret Witness is offering a $1,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and prosecution of the suspect.
Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact Sparks Police Detectives 353-2225 or Secret Witness 322-4900.