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Convenience store robbery near UNLV under investigation

Updated September 1, 2022 - 10:06 pm

Police have found a man they were seeking in connection to a robbery Thursday morning near the UNLV campus.

The incident occurred just after 2:40 a.m. at a convenience store on the 4700 block of South Maryland Parkway, according to a Metropolitan Police Department news release. The robber entered the store and demanded money from the victim.

Police said in a late Thursday email that the suspect had been located. No details were provided.

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