LICENSE PLATE 807KPC SOUGHT
Suspect asking about lost dog robs woman
Las Vegas police are looking for a man who severely beat a 65-year-old woman and took her car Wednesday afternoon.
Police said the man knocked on the victim’s door in a neighborhood near Smoke Ranch Road and Buffalo Drive asking about a lost dog.
Lt. Clint Nichols said the man attacked her at 1:30 p.m., sitting on her chest and punching her about 40 times. He mentioned needing her car, took her keys and fled in the vehicle, Nichols said.
The car is a silver 2008 Infiniti G35 with Nevada license plate number 807KPC.
The suspect is described as a Hispanic man in his late 20s with a stocky, muscular build and a shaved head. He was last seen wearing a gray shirt, according to police, who said he should be considered armed and dangerous.
CHARLESTON AND LAMONT
Pedestrian hit outside of crosswalk killed
A 55-year-old woman died Tuesday night when the driver of a 2002 Chrysler P.T. Cruiser struck and killed her while she walked near the intersection of Charleston Boulevard and Lamont Street.
The accident occurred about 7:15 p.m. Tuesday, when witnesses say the victim was crossing Charleston Boulevard outside of the marked crosswalk. The woman walked into the path of the vehicle, which was traveling east on the road.
The woman, who was not identified by police, died at the scene.
STORMS TO HAVE LITTLE EFFECT
Lake Tahoe drops below natural rim
A three-year dry spell has caused the level of Lake Tahoe to drop below its natural rim for the first time in 14 years.
Hydrologists expect this week’s storms to help the lake level but not significantly.
One expert said the soil is too dry for a single storm to make much of a difference. That means less water will be flowing into the Truckee River and on its way to downstream reservoirs.