Photo: Charles and Jennifer Chia
RENO, Nevada (CBS/AP) Police in northern Nevada are scouring old records of major unsolved cases to determine if any match the profile of Phillip Garrido, the man charged in the abduction and assault of Jayce Lee Dugard, who was kidnapped 18 years ago and recently re-appeared.
Reno police Lt. Mike Whan says investigators are looking for similarities between numerous cases and Garrido's method of operation in the case of Dugard.
Photo: Phillip Garrido in a 1988 mug shot.
(CBS/Nevada Dept. of Public Safety)
Dugard resurfaced last week in California after being snatched near her school bus stop in South Lake Tahoe in 1991 at the age of 11.
Whan says one of the cold cases under review involves the murders of two children who also vanished near their school bus stop in Reno in 1989 -- Jennifer and Charles Chia. That was a year after Garrido was paroled.
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