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Suspects Sought in Washington Ridge Attack

The Nevada County Sheriff’s Department is looking for two suspects involved in an altercation on Washington Ridge, involving an assualt, a robbery, a stolen vehicle, and shots fired. Sheriff Keith Royal says it all started about 5 o’clock yesterday (Tuesday) afternoon in the 11-thousand block of New York Canyon Road, when a woman went to visit a neighboring home…

Listen to Keith Royal 1

She leaves, and a short time later, sees her husband driving toward that residence. He ends up seeing that truck on nearby Madrone Springs Road, and the suspects crash into him. He tried to chase them down but left after the suspects brandished weapons again. Royal says the truck had been stolen, and that’s not all…

Listen to Keith Royal 2

After the crash, the suspects fled on foot, and despite the use of a C-H-P helicopter and Nevada City’s K-9 Unit were able to get away. The suspects are only described as white males in their thirties and kind of scruffy looking, one of them had dark hair, and black shirt. Anyone with any information is asked to call the Nevada County Sheriff’s Department.

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