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Video: Clerk won’t give up cash to would-be robber

Staff Reports

A would-be robber fled from the Sierra Market in Gardnerville after being thwarted by a clerk who refused to give him any money on Friday night.

Secret Witness is offering a $1,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the responsible suspect.

Douglas County Sheriff’s investigators are seeking the public’s help in identifying a man described as Hispanic, 5 feet, 5 inches tall, wearing a hooded black jacket, black pants and black shoes.

The man entered the store, produced a handgun and demanded the clerk fill a bag with money, Sheriff’s spokesman Sgt. Pat Brooks said.

After the clerk refused to give the man any money, the man was last seen running toward Garden Cemetery. No vehicle was spotted in connection with the incident.

Anyone with information regarding this case is asked to call DCSO Investigator Ted Jasperson at 775-782-6299 or Douglas County Secret Witness at: 775-78-CRIME (775-782-7463).