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Bank robbery suspect claimed he had bomb in suitcase

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Updated: 9/18/2012 3:46 pm
LAS VEGAS (KSNV MyNews3) – The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department is searching for a man suspected of a bank robbery in the area of Boulder Highway and Nellis.

Around 12:45 p.m. Friday, the suspect rolled a suitcase behind him into the bank and approached a teller. He presented a note reading that he had a bomb and demanded money. The teller complied, and the suspect fled.

The suspect is described as a black male, 30 to 40 years old, 5-foot-6 to 5-8, and weighing 180 to 200 pounds. He was last seen wearing a dark, camouflage, doo rag, gray T-shirt and blue jeans. He had a small, blue suitcase on wheels.

Anyone with information is urged to call the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department Robbery Section at (702) 828-3591 or, to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at (702) 385-5555 or visit

Tips directly leading to an arrest or an indictment processed through Crime Stoppers may result in a cash reward.



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