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Man sought in armed robbery at western Las Vegas business

Las Vegas police are searching for a man suspected of armed robbery at a west valley business on Sept. 18.

The man pointed a gun at an employee and demanded money, according to a news release Thursday from the Metropolitan Police Department.

Police described him is a black male, about 5-foot-6, wearing a gray sweater, black pants, sunglasses and red shoes at the time of the robbery.

Anyone with information can call Metro’s robbery section at 702-828-3591. Anonymous tips can be submitted to Crime Stoppers at 702-385-5555 or crimestoppersofnv.com.

Contact Alexis Egeland at aegeland@reviewjournal.com or 702-383-0335. Follow @alexis_egeland on Twitter.

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