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Metro says officers facing more danger

So far, 2014 has been a particularly violent year for officers. The Metropolitan Police Department has seen a spike in officer involved shootings across the valley. But a national expert says statistics are cyclical and don’t accurately measure whether officers are facing more or less danger.

Man stabbed on Las Vegas Boulevard

Las Vegas police are investigating an evening stabbing on Las Vegas Boulevard. Police believe a Hispanic male stabbed another man in the 3300 block of Las Vegas Boulevard North, near Cheyenne Avenue.

Metro seeks men involved in purse snatching

Metro robbery detectives are asking for the public’s help identifying two suspected purse snatchers. According to police, two men approached a woman in the parking lot of a business near the intersection of Serene and Eastern avenues on July 3. The men grabbed the shopper’s purse with enough force to cause her to fall to the ground.