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Robbery suspect attacks 2 juveniles

Posted at 1:02 PM, Oct 04, 2016
Police are searching for a robbery suspect that attacked two juveniles on Sept. 3.
Around 8 p.m. officers were dispatched to an area near Pecos Road and Reno Avenue. An investigation revealed two juveniles were walking when they were attacked by an unknown male who claimed to be an amateur fighter on probation. The suspect then dragged one of the victims across the street and continued the assault.
Both juveniles sustained injuries, one of which required hospitalization. Several valuable items were also taken during the attack. Two other suspects who observed the initial attack joined in and robbed the victims as well.
Detectives seek the public's assistance in identifying and locating the primary suspect. He is described as male, 22-25 years old, possibly of Puerto Rican or Dominican descent, about 6 feet 3 inches tall, and weighing approximately 175 pounds. He was last seen with short, dark curly hair and may have had acne on his face. Reports say he had a tribal tattoo on one of his triceps.
The suspects vehicle is described as a white early 2000s Honda Civic hatchback.
Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact the Las Vegas Police Department at 702-828-8242. To remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 702-385-5555.