Las Vegas police ask for help to find armed robbery suspect

Updated October 16, 2018 - 5:34 pm

Las Vegas police need the public’s help in identifying and locating a man suspected in an armed robbery at a gas station early Monday.

The robbery happened around 5 a.m. at a Chevron gas station at 5685 Mountain Vista St., near East Russell Road, when a man who appeared to be in his late teens or early 20s walked in armed with a handgun, police said.

Police did not say whether the suspect made off with any cash.

He is described as a 5-foot-10 to 5-foot-11 man with a medium build. He wore dark-framed prescription glasses and was seen wearing a light-gray hooded sweatshirt and black pants at the time of the robbery, police said.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Metropolitan Police Department’s robbery section at 702-828-3591 or Crime Stoppers at 702-385-5555.

Contact Rio Lacanlale at rlacanlale@reviewjournal.com or 702-383-0381. Follow @riolacanlale on Twitter.

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