LAS VEGAS (KSNV MyNews3.com) –
The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department is searching for two men suspected of robbing and assaulting a taxi cab driver.
According to a Metro news release, the driver picked up the suspects from a local hotel and drove them to the area of Flamingo and Arville at about 10:50 a.m. Sunday. Once arriving, all parties exited the cab.
The first suspect then attacked the driver with his fists. He knocked the victim to the ground and took money from him. Both suspects then fled on foot.
Suspect No. 1 is described as a black male in his 20s, about 6-foot-1 with a thin build and short, black hair. He was last seen wearing a red polo shirt, black jeans and black shoes.
Suspect No. 2 is described as a black male in his 20s, about 5-10 with a medium build and short, black hair. He was last seen wearing a ball cap, white T-shirt with a picture on the front, black shorts with red and white vertical stripes, black socks and white 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 www.crimestoppersofnv.com
Tips directly leading to an arrest or an indictment processed through Crime Stoppers may result in a cash reward.