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Suspect attempted to rob business in east Las Vegas; police seek assistance

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Posted at 4:56 PM, Jun 16, 2022
and last updated 2022-06-17 10:49:36-04

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — Las Vegas Metropolitan Police are asking for help finding a male in his 20s who is wanted in connection with an attempted armed robbery in east Las Vegas.

It happened at a business in the area of Nellis Boulevard and Stewart Avenue on Thursday at approximately 10:30 a.m., police said in a news release.

The suspect is described by police as a white or Hispanic male in his 20s who stands approximately 6 feet tall.

He was last seen wearing a green camouflage San Diego Padres hat, a green checkered neck gaiter over his neck and face, a gray long-sleeved shirt with a marijuana logo on the front and back, green sweatpants, and black shoes.

The suspect is armed with a handgun, according to police.

Anyone with information is urged to call the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department Commercial Robbery Section at 702-828-3591. To remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at (702) 385-5555 or visit www.crimestoppersofnv.com.

Tips directly leading to an arrest or an indictment processed through Crime Stoppers may result in a cash reward, police said.