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Metro seeks suspect in 2 west Las Vegas business robberies

The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department is searching for a man suspected of robbery at two businesses in west Las Vegas on Tuesday, May 7, 2013.
The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department is searching for a man suspected of robbery at two businesses in west Las Vegas on Tuesday, May 7, 2013.
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Updated: 5/16/2013 10:15 am
LAS VEGAS (KSNV MyNews3.com) – The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department is searching for a man suspected of robbery at two businesses in west Las Vegas.

According to a news release, the suspect entered a store near Durango and Russell just before 12:20 a.m. May 7, brought an item to the counter and pulled out a folding knife and demanded money. The employee complied, and the suspect fled.

The suspect then robbed another business two hours later at Fort Apache and Twain. The suspect was last seen fleeing south on Fort Apache.

The suspect is described as an Asian male, approximately 30 to 35 years old, 5-foot-5 to 5-7 and 150 to 160 pounds. He was last seen wearing a black New York Yankees baseball cap, a gray-hooded sweat shirt with orange and white writing on the front, tan shorts, black socks, white sneakers and a wedding ring.

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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