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Las Vegas police looking for 2 violent shoplifters

Posted at 11:33 AM, Mar 20, 2017
and last updated 2017-03-20 15:25:23-04

Las Vegas police are looking for 2 men who pulled a knife on store security after they were confronted for shoplifting.

It happened at around 6:46 p.m. March 5 at a clothing store in the 4000 block of South Maryland Parkway.

The men selected several items and attempted to exit without paying. When confronted by store security, one of the suspects pulled a knife as if he was going to
stab the security officer. Both males escaped from the store in a blue, older-model Ford Mustang.

The suspects are described as being approximately 21 to 30 years old, standing about 5-feet 7-inches tall and weighing approximately 160 pounds. Their photos are attached to this release.

Anyone with any information about the identity or whereabouts of these two men is urged to contact the LVMPD Southeast Area Command Patrol Investigations Section at 702-828-8242. To remain anonymous, contact Crime Stoppers by phone at 702-385- 5555, on the internet at www.crimestoppersofnv.com, or text CRIMENV plus tip
information to 274637 (CRIMES).