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Police searching for suspect in Hooters sports book robbery

Police are asking for the public’s help in locating a suspect connected to the Monday robbery of Hooters sports book.

About 6 p.m. Monday, a man entered the sports book area of Hooters Hotel, 115 W. Tropicana Ave., armed with a “large framed revolver” when he demanded cash from an employee, police said.

Metro described the suspect as in his 30s and approximately 6 feet, 1 inch tall. He was last seen wearing a black ball cap, pink shirt and blue jeans.

Police said that anyone with information regarding the event can contact Metro’s robbery section at 702-828-3855, or anonymously contact Crime Stoppers at 702-385-5555.

Contact Christian Bertolaccini at cbertolaccini@reviewjournal.com and 702-383-0381. Find @bertolaccinic on Twitter.

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