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Police: Man uses semi-automatic rifle in Las Vegas robbery

Updated December 28, 2022 - 1:38 pm

Police say a man used a semi-automatic rifle in an armed robbery Thursday in the central Las Vegas Valley.

The robbery occurred around 9:15 a.m. on the 800 block of South Rainbow Boulevard, north of West Charleston Boulevard, according to a Metropolitan Police Department news release. The man, armed with the rifle, approached the victim and demanded money, police said.

He is 5-feet-8 with a medium build, last seen wearing a rubber mask, sunglasses, green jacket and blue jeans.

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 or visit www.crimestoppersofnv.com.

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

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