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Police: Man threatens to start shooting in attempted robbery

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Updated: 11/14/2012 1:49 pm
LAS VEGAS (KSNV MyNews3) – The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department is looking for a man suspected of an attempted armed bank robbery Tuesday morning near Fort Apache and Tropicana.

Metro says that about 11:10 a.m., the suspect approached a teller and presented a note demanding money. The note read in part that he would start shooting.

The teller walked away from the window, and the suspect chose to leave without receiving any money.

The suspect is described as a black male, late 40s to early 50s, 5-foot-10 and 170 pounds. He was last seen wearing silver-framed glasses, a blue ball cap, a maroon, long-sleeved button-up shirt, khaki pants and dark shoes.

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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