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Man sought in 2 bank robberies in central Las Vegas

Police are seeking a man in connection to two bank robberies that occurred within a half-mile of each other in central Las Vegas.

The first occurred at 11:40 a.m. Aug. 23 at 2300 W. Sahara Ave., which is a U.S. Bank, according to Metropolitan Police Department records. He wore a white Callaway hat, black UFC short-sleeve shirt, blue jeans and black shoes.

The second occurred just before 10:45 a.m. Tuesday at 2700 W. Sahara Ave., which is a Bank of Nevada location, according to police records. In this incident, he was wearing a white short-sleeve shirt with gray flecks all over, blue jeans and black shoes.

He is of an unknown age with an average build and wearing prescription glasses, police said.

Anyone with information on either incident 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.