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Man sought in connection to 2 overnight armed robberies

Police are seeking a man involved in a pair of overnight armed robberies in the central Las Vegas area.

The first occurred around 2:25 a.m. Monday at a business in the area of West Wyoming Avenue and South Commerce Street, according to a Metropolitan Police Department news release. The second happened around 12:45 a.m. Tuesday at a business near the 3800 block of East Charleston Boulevard.

In both instances, the man pulled out a handgun and fired while demanding money from the victims. There were no injuries in either robbery.

He is about 20 years old, 5-foot-6 and about 180 pounds. He was last seen in a black baseball hat with a “P,” a red shirt, black jacket, black pants and a handgun.

Anyone with information is urged to call Metro’s Commercial Robbery Section at 702-828-3591. To remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 702-385-5555.

Contact Tony Garcia at tgarcia@reviewjournal.com or 702-383-0307. Follow @TonyGLVNews on Twitter.

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