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Couple return to Las Vegas home, find man rifling through car

Updated November 29, 2018 - 8:46 am

A man and his wife arrived at their home in central Las Vegas on Wednesday night to find a man rummaging through their car.

The man, who appeared to be in his 20s, pointed a handgun and shot it in the air when the owner of the car in the 1600 block of Becke Circle confronted him, Metropolitan Police Department Lt. David Gordon said.

It’s not known if the man got away with anything or if there was any property damage, Gordon said. The would-be thief got into the passenger side of a four-dour sedan, driven by a woman and took off westbound on Oakey Boulevard.

Gordon said there were no injuries and that Metro detectives took over the investigation.

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