By Sgt. Bernadette Smith, Douglas County Sheriff’s Office
Minden, Nevada –On December 1, 2016 at approximately 10:15 a.m., the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 200 block of Holton Court in Genoa, Nevada in reference to a possible child abduction involving a four year old female. The father of the missing juvenile reported that two unknown females had taken his child.
Approximately sixteen Douglas County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded and initiated a coordinated search for the child.
During the investigation and search the child was located safe and unharmed at another location. It was determined that the child had not been abducted; however the subsequent investigation uncovered indications of potential child neglect or endangerment. Nevada Child Protective Services was contacted and has taken custody of the child.