Police arrest man in connection to robbery, attempted sexual assault

Las Vegas police arrested a man Monday suspected of a mid-September robbery and attempted sexual assault.

Vance Johnson, 53, was arrested after police received a tip that he was involved in the Sept. 19 robbery in a business in the 800 block of South Rancho Drive.

Police said at 11:15 p.m., a man entered the business, approached the employee and threatened her with a knife demanding money. He then forced the woman into a hallway and attempted to sexually assault her.

Johnson faces charges of burglary, robbery and sexual assault, both with a deadly weapon and coercion with force or threat of force.

Contact reporter Rochel Leah Goldblatt at 8383-0381 or rgoldblatt@reviewjournal.com.


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