LAS VEGAS -- Las Vegas Metro police are searching for a man who used a gun to rob a man he met through a social media website.
Police have distributed a photo of the suspected who committed the robbery on August 29 around 5 p.m. in the area of Flamingo Road and El Capitan.
The victim and the suspect met electronically through social media on August 27 then in person on August 29.
While the victim and suspect were walking together, the suspect pulled a gun, pointed it at the victim's head and demanded all the victim's money. The victim complied and the suspect then fled on foot.
The suspect is described as a black male, approximately 25-years-old, 5-foot-11-inches, weighing 150 pounds with short, black hair and brown eyes.
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