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Police looking for men who robbed store

Police looking for men who robbed store

Metro Police are looking for two men who robbed a store near Charleston Boulevard and Rainbow Boulevard.

According to police, the men walked into the business at around 5:30 a.m. March 12. The first man went to the counter, pulled out a gun and pointed it at the employee.

The second man then walked behind the counter, approached the employee, who was sitting down, and punched her in the face. He then took money from the register, while the first man stole items from the store.

Both men then left the scene on foot.

The first man police are looking for is described as a black man in his 20s or 30s who is about 5 foot 9 and 160 pounds. He was carrying a handgun and was last seen wearing a dark sweatshirt.

The second man police are looking for is a black man in his 20s or 30s who is about 6 foot and 170 pounds. He was last seen wearing a plaid sweatshirt and a scarf around his mouth and nose.

Police Looking for Driver in Hit-and-Run Crash

Metro Police are looking for a driver involved in a hit-and-run crash Thursday night near Lake Mead Boulevard and Pecos Road.

According to police, 57-year-old Stanley Woosley was crossing Lake Mead from south to north, outside of a crosswalk. A pickup truck heading eastbound on Lake Mead Boulevard hit Woosley.

The pickup truck driver left the scene of the crash and the pedestrian was taken to University Medical Center with life-threatening injuries.

The truck is described as a mid-size, dark-colored pickup, possible a Ford, with moderate damage to the front end. The first three characters on the license plate were 563. The state of the license plate is not known.

Anyone with information about the crash is asked to call Metro's Accident Investigation Section at (702) 828-3317, or to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at (702) 385-5555. 

Las Vegas Man Arrested for Arson

Las Vegas Man Arrested for Arson

A Las Vegas man is under arrest in connection with a fire a loading dock at Neonopolis.

Fire investigators arrested and charged 59-year-old Elliot Dew on one count of first degree arson.

According to Las Vegas Fire and Rescue, dispatchers received calls about the fire just after 3 a.m. Thursday. When firefighters arrived, they found a dumpster, recycled cardboard and some trash in the loading area near Ogden Avenue and Fourth Street was on fire.

The building's sprinkler system had been activated and was keeping the fire from spreading. Firefighters were able to put the fire out completely in just a few minutes.

Smoke did spread into Neonopolis for a short time. Damage was confined to the dumpster area.

Thursday afternoon, security personnel with the shopping and dining area reviewed the surveillance video and spotted the suspect setting the fire.

Police Looking for Man Who Robbed Store

Police Looking for Man Who Robbed Store

Metro Police are looking for a man who robbed a store near Valley View and Charleston boulevards.

According to police, the man entered the store at around 10:30 p.m. November 24. The man showed what appeared to be a gun wrapped in a plastic bag to the clerk and demanded money, police said.

The clerk gave the man money, and he left the scene.

The man was wearing a red and black knitted cap, gray hoodie, light-colored pants and dark shoes.

Anyone with information is urged to call Metro's Robbery Section at (702) 828-3591, or to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at (702) 385-5555.   

Police Looking for Man in Connection with Robbery

Police Looking for Man in Connection with Robbery

Metro Police are looking for a man believed to be responsible for one robbery and one attempted robbery in the past month.

According to police, the first incident happened in the area of South Las Vegas and Charleston boulevards. The man walked into a store in the area at around 2:30 p.m. Sunday.

Police said he simulated having a gun and demanded merchandize. The employee did not comply and the man left without anything.

The second incident did end with the man getting some money. Just before 3 a.m. Tuesday, the man walked into a store near Rancho Drive and Alexander Road, simulated having a weapon and demanded money, police said. This time the clerk gave him money and he fled after getting it.

The man police are looking for is described as a white man his 40's. He is between 5 foot 8 and 6 foot 3 and weighs between 150 and 170 pounds. He has a moustache. He was last seen wearing a dark hoodie, which was under a black jacket, and blue jeans.

Metro Looking for Two Men in Assault and Attempted Robbery

Metro Looking for Two Men in Assault and Attempted Robbery

Metro Police are looking for two men in connection with an assault and attempted robbery that happened near Decatur Boulevard and Evergreen Avenue.

According to police, the two men approached the victim on his property at about 7 p.m. Nov. 1. The men punched him and demanded money, but left without any money.

Detectives would like to talk with the three men that were in the area at the time of the assault and attempted robbery. They are not suspects in this case.

Anyone with information is asked to call Metro's Robbery Section at (702) 828-3591, or to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at (702) 385-5555.  

Police Looking for Man Who Kidnapped and Robbed Woman

Police Looking for Man Who Kidnapped and Robbed Woman

Metro Police are looking for a man who kidnapped and robbed a woman earlier this month.

According to police, the man approached the woman in the area of East Charleston and Bruce Street at around 2 p.m. Oct. 15, asking for change. When she told him she didn't have any, he pulled out a gun, forced the victim to get into her car and move to the passenger's seat.

The man then drove around and found a bank. He took the victim's ATM card and withdrew money, drove a few blocks away and ran.

The man police are looking for is described as an Hispanic male in his 40s, 5 foot 5 and 160 pounds. He has brown hair and brown eyes.

Anyone with information is asked call Metro Police at (702) 828-3591, or to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at (702) 385-5555.