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Most wanted in Las Vegas for week of October 15

Posted at 9:52 AM, Oct 17, 2017

Police in the Las Vegas area are asking for the public's help in locating the following individuals. Anyone with information is asked to contact the police or Crime Stoppers at 702-385-5555.


A UNLV student was kidnapped by a man and forced to perform a sexual act on him, according to Las Vegas police. The incident happened around 6:30 a.m. in a parking garage at UNLV on Oct. 20. You can read more about the case here.

Police are looking for a black male adult, about 5 feet 10 inches tall, and a thin build. He was last seen wearing a dark blue hoodie with the word "Chicago" in yellow and jeans. Reports say he had short dreadlocks with a blonde streak.


A man is suspected of committing three armed robberies at three local businesses in the Las Vegas valley. The first two happened on Oct. 2 near the 4600 block of East Flamingo and the 5600 block of South Eastern. A third robbery happened on Oct. 16 at the 4800 block of East Craig Road. In all three cases, the suspect entered the businesses with a gun and demanded money from the registers. No employees were hurt during the robberies.

The suspect is described as a black male adult in his late 30s, about 5 feeet 8 inches tall, with a medium build. He was last seen wearing a black hooded sweatshirt, blue jeans, and black shoes.


At 11:30 p.m. on Oct. 13, the suspect pictured below committed an armed robbery to a business in the 4900 block of Maryland Parkway. The man stole an undisclosed amount of money.

The suspect is described as being a black male adult, mid-to-late 40's. He's listed at 5 foot, 10 inches with a medium build. He was wearing a black and white striped sweater, gray sweatpants, and a black ski mask.

Las Vegas police are looking for a man who robbed a store at about 1:50 a.m. oct. 15 in the 2300 block of North Rainbow Boulevard. The man had a gun, which he pointed at the clerk's. After receiving money, he ran east on Smoke Ranch Road. The man is 5-feet 6-inches tall, 140 pounds, and 20 to 25 years old. He was wearing a black hoodie with an owl on the front.


At approximately 8 p.m. on Oct. 16, two suspects entered the business located on the 5000 block of North Rainbow. One suspect entered the business pretending to be a customer and another suspect threatened the employee with a knife and forced the employee to give him money.  They exited the business and ran to a white 2 door vehicle.

The first suspect is described as a black male adult, 5-feet 7-inches to 5-feet 9-inches, thin build, wearing a black hooded sweater, black ski mask, white gloves, gray pants, black shoes, carrying a green backpack, and armed with a large knife.

The second suspect is listed as a Hispanic male adult, 5-feet 9-inches to 5-feet 10-inches, thin build, wearing a black "Nike" tank top, blue jean pants, and blue shoes.


Henderson Police are seeking the public’s help to identify a man who robbed a Cricket wireless store after posing as a construction worker.
The robbery occurred Oct. 10 around 11:50 a.m. at the Cricket wireless store located at 1405 W. Sunset Road, near Eastern Avenue. The suspect entered the store claiming to be a construction worker and stating he needed to check the gas. When the store was clear of customers, he demanded the employee lock herself in the bathroom. The suspect then stole the cash register boxes and an undisclosed amount of cash.
The suspect is described as a white adult male between 25-35 years old, approximately 6 feet tall, last seen wearing a reflective construction vest, a white construction hard hat, blue denim jeans, black sunglasses and a black backpack.