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January 21, 2018

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Police searching for suspect in purse snatchings


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Metro Police is searching for a man wanted in a series of purse snatch robberies in northwest Las Vegas.

The suspect is described as a 5-foot-10 white man with a thin build. He has targeted women in the parking lots of grocery stores, retail stores and casinos, police said.

He allegedly injured one woman after he stole her wallet from her hand outside a grocery store on Ann Road in Centennial Hills, police said.

Police urge anyone with information to call Metro Robbery Section at 828-3591, or to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 385-5555, or visit .

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