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Las Vegas police investigating robbery at south Strip motel

Updated September 3, 2018 - 4:56 am

Las Vegas police are investigating a robbery early Monday morning at a motel on the south end of the Strip.

About 3:30 a.m. a man walked into the Diamond Inn Motel, 4605 S. Las Vegas Blvd., showed the front desk clerk a handgun and demanded money, Metropolitan Police Department Lt. Bill Pates said.

He got away with the cash, and robbery detectives are investigating, Pates said.

At 4 a.m., Metro officers and detectives gathered in the motel’s parking lot and taped off the entrance to the building.

Further details were not immediately available.

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