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Police seek help to find armed robbery suspect

Las Vegas police are seeking the public’s help in finding the suspect in a robbery that occurred just after 4 p.m. Dec. 17 on East Tropicana Avenue near South Nellis Boulevard.

The man entered a business in the shopping center of 5020 E. Tropicana Ave. brandishing a 6- to 8-inch knife and demanded money from the clerk, who complied. The suspect then fled on foot.

Police described the suspect as about 40 years old, 6 foot 3 inches tall and 250 pounds with a heavy build. He was last seen wearing a black shirt, dark jeans and shoes and a green hat.

Anyone with information should call the Las Vegas police Robbery Section at 702-828-3591, or to remain anonymous call Crime Stoppers at 702-385-5555 or visit www.crimestoppersofnv.com. Tips directly leading to an arrest or indictment through Crime Stoppers may result in a cash reward.

Contact reporter Kimber Laux at klaux@reviewjournal.com or at 702-383-0391.

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