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Police looking for Telephone Robber after 4 more heists

Police looking for Telephone Robber after 4 more heists

A man Metro Police have dubbed the Mr. Telephone Robber has committed four more robberies.

Police started calling him that because he targets wireless phone businesses. Police say on Oct. 10, he hit a store near Pecos Road and Washington Avenue. The next day he hit three more stores all on the eastern side of the Las Vegas valley.

In all the crimes, he displays a gun in his waistband and demands money from the clerk, police said. After getting the money, he leaves the store.

The man is described as a Hispanic man between 20 and 30 years old. He is between 5 foot 8 and 5 foot 11 and 220 and 260 pounds with black hair, a mustache, brown eyes and a Mexican eagle tattoo on his upper left arm.

During the last robbery, he was wearing a blue baseball cap, dark sunglasses, a short-sleeve, gray T-shirt and dark jeans.

Police seek man who robbed store

Police seek man who robbed store

Metro Police are looking for a man who robbed a business near Flamingo Road and Maryland Parkway.

According to police, the man walked into the store at around 3 p.m. Oct. 9 and used a handgun to get money from the clerk behind the counter.

The man police are looking for is a black man between 18 and 23 years old. He is 5 foot 6 and 5 foot 8 and 140 and 155 pounds.

He was wearing a red stocking cap, white T-shirt and khaki pants. He had a black backpack with white designs.

Anyone with information is asked to call Metro’s Robbery Section at (702) 828-3591, or to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers (702) 385-5555.  

Man fatally stabbed in southeast Las Vegas

A Las Vegas man was found stabbed to death Sunday night.

A man was fatally stabbed following an unknown dispute in the southeast valley Sunday night, Las Vegas police said.

Read more in the Las Vegas Review-Journal.

Police still looking for man who robs people in parking lots

Police still looking for man who robs people in parking lots

Metro Police are still looking for a man responsible for several robberies in the area of Maryland Parkway and Flamingo Road between April and May.

According to police, the man targets people in parking lots. He demands money and is armed with a small frame handgun.

The man is described as a Hispanic man in his mid 20s. He is 5 foot 9. He speaks both English and Spanish.

Anyone with information is urged to call Metro’s Robbery Section at (702) 828-3591, or to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at (702) 385-555.

 

Court: Security firm liable for unsafe parking lot

CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) -- The Nevada Supreme Court has upheld a $1 million verdict against a security firm accused of not doing enough to prevent the fatal attack of a man in a crime-riddled Las Vegas Wal-Mart parking lot.

The high court on Friday declined to grant a new trial to private security firm Wackenhut in the death of 51-year-old Michael Born.

The retired Air Force major had been changing his car's headlight in the parking lot in 2004 when Raymond Garrett punched him. Born later died of his injuries.

Lawyers for Born's relatives argued in 2011 that Wackenhut should have been more vigilant in protecting customers at the store on Nellis and Charleston. Attorneys said police were called to the store an average of three times a day prior to the attack.

  

 

 

 

 

Police looking for man who tried to rob bank

Police looking for man who tried to rob bank

Metro Police are looking for a man who tried to rob a bank near Twain Avenue and Paradise Road.

According to police, the man entered the bank on July 16, approached the teller and demanded money. A bank manager approached the bank teller to help.

When the would-be robber saw the manager, he left the bank without any cash.

The man police are looking for is described as white man in his 40s. He is 5 foot 6 and between 150 and 160 pounds. He has a full beard. He was wearing a blue suit with a blue button-up shirt.

Anyone with information is asked to call Metro’s Robbery Section at (702) 828-3591, or to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at (702) 385-5555. 

Carjacking suspect dies from injuries sustained in police chase

A man accused of being involved in a carjacking and police chase has died from his injuries more than a month after it happened.

According to police, officers were called to the South Point Hotel and Casino just before 5 a.m. May 11 on reports of an armed robbery. The victim told police that three men had robbed him and pistol whipped him then left the scene in a white Toyota Corolla.

A patrol officer spotted the car near Las Vegas Boulevard and Windmill Lane, when the driver abruptly turned onto eastbound Windmill Lane across two lances of traffic. The officer tried to pull the driver over, but the driver would not pull over, instead he sped off.

The officers pursued the driver. Another officer tried to stop the car by using a pursuit intervention technique or PIT maneuver. The driver of the car sped up to avoid police. At that point, the car left the road, went over a curb and hit a concrete and wrought-iron wall.