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Suspect in cell phone store armed robbery sought

Suspect in cell phone store armed robbery sought
Posted at 7:59 PM, Feb 27, 2017

Police are searching for a man suspected of an armed robbery of a cell phone business earlier this month.

Around 8 p.m. Feb. 6, the incident occurred in the 3500 block of Maryland Parkway, near Desert Inn Road.

During the robbery, one suspect came into the business and selected several items. He concealed the items on his person and attempted to exit the business.

Two employees tried to stop and detain the suspect, but he pulled out a knife. The suspect threatened the employees and fled the scene with the stolen merchandise.

The suspect is described as a white man in his 40s, 5'8"-5'10" and approximately 180 pounds.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at (702) 385-5555,