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Henderson police seek suspect in convenience store robberies

Posted at 10:23 AM, Dec 17, 2016
and last updated 2016-12-17 20:21:31-05

The Henderson Police Department is searching for a suspect that robbed two convenience stores in the last week.

The suspect entered a convenience store near West Horizon Ridge Parkway and West Horizon Drive around 11:25 p.m. on Dec. 16. Police said he walked up to the clerk and opened his jacket to display a large knife. The suspect handed a plastic bag to the clerk and told her to fill it with money from the register. The clerk complied and the suspect left the store walking westbound.

A similar robbery was reported at a convenience store near Interstate 515 and East Russell Road around 12:15 a.m. on Dec. 11.

The suspect is described as an adult white or Hispanic male in his 30s. He is about 5 feet, 8 inches tall and about 180 pounds. The suspect has a distinctive dark goatee.

The suspect was last seen wearing a gray hooded sweatshirt under a tan jacket, blue jeans, blue tennis shoes with white trim, yellow gloves and black sunglasses.

The suspect is believed to be driving a white Ford F-150 pickup truck. The truck is lifted with custom chrome rims and has a matching colored tonneau cover over the cargo bed.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 702-385-5555.