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Authorities search for two people after a robbery on Las Vegas Strip

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Posted at 6:02 PM, Jun 29, 2022
and last updated 2022-07-01 12:12:59-04

LAS VEGAS (KTNV)  — Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department officers are searching for two people after a robbery at a store on the Las Vegas Strip.

According to police, two people entered a high-end store on the Las Vegas Strip, where they were recognized as frequent shoplifters.

After being asked by an employee if they needed assistance, police say the male suspect pushed the employee, pulled out a firearm, racked it, and threatened the employee’s life.

The first suspect is described as a Black male adult in his 20s who stands approximately 5 feet 9 inches tall, with a thin build. Police say he was wearing a black do-rag, a black T-shirt with a yellow and white design on the front and side, white pants and black shoes. Police say he was carrying a black backpack and a black firearm.

The second suspect is described as a Black female adult in her 20s who stands approximately 5 feet 9 inches tall. She was described as "heavy-set" and was wearing her hair in a high, curly ponytail. Police say she was last seen wearing a black tube top, blue jeans, black slides, and carrying pink backpack.

Those with information regarding the robbery are asked to contact LVMPD ‘s Commercial Robbery Unit at 702-828-3591. Those wishing to remain anonymous can contact 702-385-5555 or visit www.crimestoppersofnv.com.