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Men dressed as Mormon missionaries rob victim at gunpoint

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Metro Police

Two suspects in an armed robbery are shown June 27, 2013, in the area of Flamingo Road and Buffalo Drive. Police say the men dressed as Mormon missionaries.

Two men dressed as Mormon missionaries knocked on a person’s door to discuss religion and then attacked and robbed him at gunpoint, Metro Police said.

The robbery happened about 6:20 a.m. June 27 in the area of Flamingo Road and Buffalo Drive, police said.

The suspects, wearing black pants and white shirts with black ties, talked with the victim for about five minutes before jumping and punching him, police said. They demanded property from the victim while holding him at gunpoint, police said.

One suspect is white, 22 to 28 years old, 5 feet 7 inches to 5 feet 8 inches tall and about 130 to 145 pounds. He was carrying a black backpack and was armed with a handgun.

The other man is black, 22 to 28 years old, 5 feet 10 inches to 6 feet 1 inch tall and about 190 to 210 pounds.

Anyone with information is urged to call the Metro Police Robbery Section at (702) 828-3591 or, to remain anonymous, contact Crime Stoppers at (702) 385-5555 or online at crimestoppersofnv.com. Tips directly leading to an arrest or indictment processed through Crime Stoppers may result in a cash reward.

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