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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. 

Car Theft Suspect Hits Crossing Guard

Car Theft Suspect Hits Crossing Guard

A Las Vegas woman is under arrest accused of stealing a car then running into the owner.

Metro Police officers arrested 26-year-old Veronica Gonzalez on charges of robbery and grand larceny auto.

According to police, a crossing guard was working at a crosswalk near Pinedale Avenue and Antelope Way, which is near Alta Drive and Rainbow Boulevard, when he noticed someone trying to steal his car.

The victim tried to stop the suspect from taking his car but was pushed to the ground when she sped away.

The suspect then sped through the neighborhood before hitting another car. Gonzalez tried to leave the scene on foot but witnesses caught her.

The citizens held her until police arrived.

Suspect Arrested in Robbery and Attempted Sexual Assault

Suspect Arrested in Robbery and Attempted Sexual Assault

Metro Police have arrested a Las Vegas man in connection with a robbery and attempted sexual assault.

According to police, officers arrested 53-year-old Vance Johnson in connection with a robbery of a business in the 800 block of South Rancho Drive, which is near Charleston Boulevard, which happened at around 11:15 p.m. Sept. 19.

The suspect entered the front door of the business, approached the victim and threatened her with a knife, police said. The suspect demanded money, forced the victim into a hallway and tried to sexually assaulted her.

Police say a concerned citizen tipped them off to Johnson as a suspect in the attack.

He has been charged with burglary, robbery with deadly weapon, coercion with force and sexual assault with use of a deadly weapon.  

Las Vegas Man Arrested for Attempted Murder

A Las Vegas man is under arrest in connection with the shooting of two men.

According to the arrest report released by Metro Police, officers arrested 24-year-old John Obote Tuesday following an investigation into a shooting that happened early Sept. 17.

Police say Obote shot the victims, Jerome Jackson and Anthony Eagles, following a fight between Obote's sister and her child's father, who is Jackson's brother. The fight and shooting happened at a home near H Street and Owens Avenue.

Obote told police he fired at the men after one of them showed that he had a semi-automatic gun in his the waistband of his pants. He also said the men punched his brother and threatened his family with baseball bats.

Obote has been charged with two counts of attempted murder and two counts of battery with a deadly weapon.

Police Searching for Suspect in July Murder

Police Searching for Suspect in July Murder

Metro Police is again asking for help to find a suspect in connection with a murder that happened in July.

The murder happened July 24 near Bonanza Road and Martin Luther King Boulevard. According to police, officers were called to the neighborhood at around 10:30 p.m. to investigate reports of gunfire and someone lying on the ground.

Officers found a man dead from a gunshot wound. The victim was later identified as Marquis Hopkins.

During an investigation, police identified Billy Ray Harris as a suspect in the murder. Police have been looking for him but without any luck.

Anyone with information about the murder is asked to call Metro at (702) 828-3521, or to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at (702) 385-5555. 

Police Seek Suspect in Las Vegas Casino Face-slashing

LAS VEGAS (AP) -- Las Vegas police say they're looking for a male suspect who was filmed slashing a man's face in a downtown casino.

Authorities released surveillance video of the attack, which happened a little after 9 p.m. July 26 near the Fremont Street corridor. Police didn't release the name of the casino.

The footage shows the suspect approaching a man at a slot machine before having a brief conversation and slashing him without warning.

The suspect is described as a white or Hispanic male with a medium build and wearing dark clothing.

Police say nobody has been arrested yet in the case.