Las Vegas Sun

January 21, 2018

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Victim hit by car during unsuccessful attempt to ward off TV thief

Scene of incident

A car struck a man Friday at a Las Vegas bus stop while the man was trying to fend off the theft of his newly purchased television.

Metro Police officials said at 3:18 p.m. the victim was sitting at the bus stop on the 4500 block of West Charleston Boulevard, near Arville Street, with his purchase. A suspect then approached him and attempted to steal the television.

Police said the ensuing struggle drifted into the street, where the victim was struck by a car. The suspect escaped with the television.

The victim was transported to University Medical Center with minor injuries.

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