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Police investigating robbery at Walmart in east Las Vegas

Las Vegas police are investigating an attempted armed robbery at a Walmart near Tropicana and Pecos avenues.

Four people fled in a vehicle about 10 a.m. at 3075 E. Tropicana Ave. before officers arrived, the Metropolitan Police Department said in a statement.

Multiple people reported that the masked robbers armed with handguns demanded money from employees, Metro spokeswoman Laura Meltzer said.

An investigation showed that the robbers arrived in a light-colored newer model four door sedan, which was left parked in front of the store during the robbery, Metro said.

Anyone with information about this incident may contact Crime Stoppers at 702-385-5555 or www.crimestoppersofnv.com.

Contact Isabelle Delgado at idelgado@reviewjournal.com or 702-383-0381. Follow @izzydd_ on Twitter. Review-Journal writer Bianca Cseke contributed to this report.

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