Sheriff’s Office Investigates a Reported Attempted Abduction in the Galena Area

The Washoe County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a reported attempted abduction of a 15 year old male juvenile, which occurred in the area of Edmonton Drive & Medford Drive at approximately 1:20PM.

The juvenile was walking back to school from a nearby residence when he was approached by a black colored 2-door Toyota Tacoma lifted pickup truck with unknown Nevada license plates, tinted windows and occupied by two White male adults. The vehicle stopped by the juvenile and the passenger exited. The passenger attempted to grab the juvenile by the shirt collar and backpack. The juvenile was able to escape and ran off leaving his backpack behind. The passenger was described as approximately 6’2″, slim build, mid 30’s, dark slicked back hair, gray shirt, light blue colored jeans, and silver sunglasses. The driver was only described as wearing sunglasses.

The Sheriff’s Office Detective Division would like anyone with information regarding this case to contact a Detective at 328-3320 or remain anonymous by calling Secret Witness at 322-4900.