At approximately 4 p.m. Wednesday, deputies with the Lyon County Sheriff’s Office were dispatched to 250 Highway 95A Fernley for a bank robbery at the Nevada State Bank.
Patrol Deputies arrived and contacted the staff inside the bank, who confirmed that a bank robbery had just occurred.
The description of the suspect was a male adult, in his 20’s, with dark complexion. The man was further described as wearing a dark colored hooded sweatshirt and a beanie hat. Deputies are currently searching the area for the suspect who fled. The FBI was contacted and they are en route to take over the investigation.
No one was injured during this incident. At this time there is no further information available. Please refer to the Lyon County Sheriff’s Office Facebook Page for additional updates as they become available.