Sheriff’s office looking for battery suspect

Robert Perea, The Fernley Reporter

The Lyon County Sheriff’s Office is looking for a man who attacked an employee behind the Grocery Outlet in Fernley Friday afternoon.

According to the LCSO, the unidentified man attacked the employee who was working behind the store at approximately 12:40 p.m. The Sheriff’s Office said the attack was unprovoked and the employee sustained minor injuries. The suspect was described as a white male in his late 20s to early 30s. He was last seen wearing a striped shirt, baggy blue jeans and a gray hat.

The suspect is wanted by the Lyon County Sheriff’s Office for battery with a deadly weapon and destruction of property. Anyone who can identify the man or has any information regarding this investigation is asked to contact Deputy Greenhut with the Lyon County Sheriff’s Office at (775) 577-5023 in reference to Case Number 21LY00983.


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