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Police seek group of women in violent Las Vegas robberies

Las Vegas police are asking for the public’s help in locating a group of women they say are behind several robberies throughout the valley.

The women, usually in a group of three to four, confront and attack their victims and then steal their purses, according to Metro. After the robberies, the women have been seen fleeing in a black, newer model four-door Chrysler sedan with temporary plates.

One of the robberies happened about 1 a.m. Oct. 17 near Las Vegas Boulevard North and East Ogden Boulevard, police said.

Police described the women as 18 to 25 years old between 5-feet-3-inches and 5-feet-6-inches tall and weighing 100 to 110 pounds with brown hair. One has dyed orange hair, police said.

Anyone with information should call Metro’s robbery section at 702-828-3591 or, to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 702-385-5555 or visit www.crimestoppersofnv.com. Tips directly leading to an arrest through Crime Stoppers may result in a cash reward.

Contact Kimber Laux at klaux@reviewjournal.com or 702-383-0381. Find her on Twitter: @lauxkimber.

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