LAS VEGAS (KSNV MyNews3.com) –
The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department is searching for a man suspected of an attempted residential robbery Tuesday morning near Pecos and Stewart.
According to a Metro news release, police say the victim was in her home around 8:25 a.m. when she was approached from behind by the suspect. The suspect grabbed her by the arms and demanded money. The victim struggled with the suspect and was able to get free.
The suspect then grabbed hold of the victim again placing his hand over her mouth. The victim bit the suspect's hand and was able to get away to a neighbors and call police.
The suspect is described as a white male, 50 to 60 years old, 5-foot-5, 190 pounds, with blue eyes, gray hair, pock marks on his face and a pot belly. The suspect was driving the two-door, extended cab, white pickup truck, possibly a Ford.
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.