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Suspect sought in armed robbery near Industrial, Sahara

The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department is searching for a man suspected of an armed robbery near Sahara Avenue and Industrial Road on Thursday, Sept. 5, 2013.
The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department is searching for a man suspected of an armed robbery near Sahara Avenue and Industrial Road on Thursday, Sept. 5, 2013.
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Updated: 9/30/2013 2:45 pm
LAS VEGAS (KSNV MyNews3.com) – The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department is searching for a man suspected of an armed robbery near Sahara Avenue and Industrial Road.

According to a Metro news release, the suspect confronted the victim inside his vehicle around 10:35 p.m. Sept. 5 near the 2100 block of Western Avenue and demanded money. The suspect brandished a silver semi-automatic handgun and placed the handgun to the back of the victim’s head. The victim complied with the demands.

The suspect was last seen fleeing the area on foot and entering a small, white, two-door vehicle. The vehicle then fled southbound on Western.

The suspect was described as a black male adult, 6-foot tall, 200 pounds with a muscular build, gray tank-top shirt, dark shorts, black shoes, gray beanie hat, and armed with a silver handgun.

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 www.crimestoppersofnv.com.

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