Las Vegas Sun

October 23, 2017

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Search for reported chimp on loose turns up nothing

Metro Police received reports of an escaped chimp in Las Vegas at 3:40 p.m. Monday near Alexander Road and Decatur Boulevard.

Animal control officers joined police in a brief search, but Metro spokeswoman Laura Meltzer said no evidence of the primate was found. The search was suspended just after 4 p.m.

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