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Armed robbery investigated in west Las Vegas Valley

Updated August 17, 2021 - 12:13 pm

Police are searching for a man in connection with an armed robbery Sunday night in the west Las Vegas Valley.

The robbery occurred just after 7:30 p.m. at a business on the 1500 block of North Buffalo Drive, near Vegas Drive, according to a release and records from the Metropolitan Police Department.

The man demanded money from the victim while pointing a handgun.

Police said the suspected robber was between 50 and 60 years old, 6 feet tall, weighed about 140 pounds and had short, gray hair with a scruffy gray beard. He was wearing a long-sleeve, blue shirt; dark-colored jeans; black-and-white shoes; a black mask and was armed with a black handgun.

Anyone with information may call the police department’s commercial robbery section at 702-828-3591 or Crime Stoppers at 702-385-5555.

Contact Tony Garcia at tgarcia@reviewjournal.com or 702-383-0307. Follow @TonyGLVNews on Twitter.