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April 20, 2015

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Armed man threatens teller, robs bank

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Bank robbery suspect

A man walked up to the counter of a bank near Nellis Boulevard and Stewart Avenue about noon today and quietly told the teller he had a gun, Metro Police said.

The man demanded money and threatened the teller, police said. The teller gave the man cash and he fled the bank on foot, police said.

Police are looking for a man in his mid 20s, 6-foot-2-inches tall, weighing 175 pounds and wearing a blue and white "LA" hat, a white "Hurley" shirt and tan pants.

Metro detectives are asking for the public's help in identifying the suspect. 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.

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