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VIDEO: Man swats away gun during attempted robbery

Police looking for suspect
Posted at 2:26 PM, Dec 28, 2018
and last updated 2018-12-29 09:02:57-05

Las Vegas police have released shocking video of a robbery on Dec. 5.

In the video, a man with a gun can be seen approaching his victim. He then points the gun at the victim and demands the victim's property.

The victim swats the gun away and walks into a nearby business to report the incident.

The attempted robbery happened around 1:37 a.m. in the 7000 block of North Durango Drive, near Centennial Hills Hospital.

The suspect is described as a black male adult, 6-foot-tall, thin build, 28 to 30 years of age, last seen wearing a red hooded sweatshirt.

Anyone with any information is urged to contact the LVMPD Northwest Area Command Patrol Investigations Section at 702-828-8577. To remain anonymous, contact Crime

Stoppers by phone at 702-385-5555, or on the internet at www.crimestoppersofnv.com.