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Metro releases another picture of suspect in purse robbery

Reported by: Marie Mortera
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Updated: 1/20/2014 8:39 pm
LAS VEGAS (KSNV -- Metro has released another photograph of a suspect wanted in a string of purse snatches and robberies on the northwest side of the valley.

The suspect targets women in the parking lots of retail/grocery stores as well as casinos.

In one incident, a woman was injured as the suspect ripped her wallet from her hands.

In the incident pictured, the suspect entered a grocery store near Centennial Hills and Ann Road. The suspect exited the business and approached the victim in the parking lot, at which time he robbed her of her wallet. The suspect ran off and jumped into a waiting vehicle, which then sped off.

Anyone with information is urged to call the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department Robbery Section at (702) 828-3591; to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at (702) 385-5555 or go to

Tips directly leading to an arrest or an indictment processed through Crime Stoppers may result in a cash reward.

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