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Police search for robbery suspect in hard hat

Posted at 8:14 AM, Mar 13, 2017
and last updated 2017-03-13 11:14:05-04

Police are looking for an armed suspect in a hard hat after he robbed a bank near Flamingo and Ft. Apache Roads on Friday.

The suspect entered the bank around 5 p.m. While speaking with the bank manager, he took out a semi-automatic handgun and demanded money. He went behind the tellers' counter to take money from the drawer before exiting the business.

Officials say the suspect is described as a black male adult, about 5 feet 9 inches tall, and 165 pounds. He was last seen wearing a hard hat, a hair net, a white dust mask, and an orange traffic vest. He may be responsible for multiple robberies throughout the Las Vegas valley.

Anyone with information is urged to contact Las Vegas police at 702-828-3855. To remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 702-385-5555.