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UPDATE: Police continue to search for armed man who attempted to steal ATMs

The man led police on a 10-hour chase
Posted at 6:42 AM, Feb 07, 2017

UPDATE AT 9:15 PM FEB. 07: Henderson police said the man stole a total of three vehicles and led officers on a 10-hour pursuit.

Las Vegas and Henderson police stopped chasing the suspect once he crossed into California.  The California Highway Patrol is involved in the search.  

UPDATE AT 2:50 PM FEB. 07: Henderson police say they have recovered a stolen 2006 Land Cruiser in Primm that they believe was used by the person who attempted to steal an ATM Tuesday morning. They are still searching for the suspect.

Henderson police received a 911 call on Tuesday morning about a man who had entered a Walgreens at 401 N. Arroyo Grande Boulevard and placed a heavy chain around a free-standing ATM near the front door. The suspect then pulled the ATM out of the store with a stolen black Dodge Journey. As he was leaving, police officers arrived and a short pursuit began.

The man crashed the stolen vehicle into a wall near Santiago Drive and North Stephanie and ran away. He then hid briefly inside of a residence before stealing a 2006 grey Land Cruiser from the garage and escaping.

Henderson police say that the suspect is a white man, 30 years old, 5-feet 10-inches tall and 200 pounds. He has brown hair and blue eyes. He was last seen wearing a grey hoodie, tan hat, light blue jeans and grey and white sneakers. he is considered armed and dangerous.

Police believe he may have also tried to steal an ATM from InTouch Credit Union on East Sunset Road.

ORIGINAL STORY

HENDERSON (KTNV) -- Reports on Tuesday morning indicate a heavy police presence near Stephanie Street and American Pacific Drive.

Officials say that a male suspect tried to steal an ATM near the area. Someone called to report him to the police, and when officers arrived, the suspect ran into a nearby neighborhood.

The suspect is still on the run.