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Police Looking for Man Who Robbed Store

Police Looking for Man Who Robbed Store

North Las Vegas Police are looking for a man who robbed a store in early January.

According to police, the man walked into a convenience store near Lake Mead Boulevard and Simmons Street just after noon Jan. 8. Witnesses say he walked to one of the refrigerators, took an item and walked towards the exit.

The clerk confronted the man as he tried to leave without paying for the merchandise. The man then pulled a knife on the clerk and left the store on foot, police said. The clerk was not hurt.

The man is described as a 30-year-old black man about 6 foot and 180 pounds. He was last seen wearing a red San Francisco 49ers baseball cap, a red hoodie, blue jeans and black shoes.

Anyone with information is asked to call North Las Vegas Police at (702) 633-9111, or to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at (702) 385-5555. 

Police Looking for Driver in Hit-and-Run Crash

Metro Police are looking for a driver involved in a hit-and-run crash Thursday night near Lake Mead Boulevard and Pecos Road.

According to police, 57-year-old Stanley Woosley was crossing Lake Mead from south to north, outside of a crosswalk. A pickup truck heading eastbound on Lake Mead Boulevard hit Woosley.

The pickup truck driver left the scene of the crash and the pedestrian was taken to University Medical Center with life-threatening injuries.

The truck is described as a mid-size, dark-colored pickup, possible a Ford, with moderate damage to the front end. The first three characters on the license plate were 563. The state of the license plate is not known.

Anyone with information about the crash is asked to call Metro's Accident Investigation Section at (702) 828-3317, or to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at (702) 385-5555. 

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Police Searching for Woman Who Robbed Bank

Police Searching for Woman Who Robbed Bank

Metro Police are searching for a woman who robbed a bank in the area of Jones Boulevard and Craig Road.

According to police, the robbery happened Jan. 21 at around 4 p.m. The woman walked into the bank and went directly to a teller. She demanded money then lifted her coat to show that she had a handgun, police said. The teller gave the woman money, and she fled.

The woman police are looking for is described as a white woman between 30 and 40 years old. She is between 5 foot 6 and 5 foot 8 and about 135 pounds with a thin build and blond hair.

At the time of the robbery, she was wearing a black, bucket-type hat, black sunglasses, black coat and blue jeans.

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. 

Police Looking for Man Who Robbed Store

North Las Vegas Police are searching for a man who robbed a convenience store.

According to witnesses, the man walked into the store near West Craig Road and Valley Drive at around 5:20 a.m. Oct. 27.

Police say he picked up an item from the store and brought it to the counter. He paid for the item and when the clerk opened the cash register, the man pushed the clerk and grabbed fists full of cash. The man left the store on foot.

The man is described as a white man about 6 foot and 180 pounds with some facial hair.

Anyone with information is asked to call North Las Vegas Police at (702) 633-9111 or to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at (702) 385-5555. 

Metro Looking for Suspect Who Escaped House Arrest

Metro Looking for Suspect Who Escaped House Arrest

Metro Police are searching for a child pornography suspect who disappeared from house arrest.

According to police, William Thompson failed to appear for a scheduled court hearing Sept. 11. He is wanted on an outstanding felony arrest warrants from a sexual assault investigation.

Thompson is a local photography, who was originally arrested in 2012. Police say Thompson was taking photographs and recording videos of a juvenile in sexually explicit situations.

He operated Storybook Studios in the 3300 block of West Craig Road.

Thompson has also been linked to additional cases, including several outside the United States. That investigation is under review for possible federal prosecution.

Anyone with information about Thompson is asked to call Metro Police at (702) 668-7001, or to remain anonymous, contact Crime Stoppers at (702) 385-5555.

School Police Looking for Help to Find School Attack Suspect

School Police Looking for Help to Find School Attack Suspect

Clark County School District Police are looking for help to find a man they say was involved in an attack that left a student from Canyon Springs High School seriously hurt.

Police are looking for 18-year-old Maurice Harvey in connection with the incident that happened just before the start of school at a welcome breakfast for seniors.

According to police, Harvey and five others attacked and robbed three students. Two of the victims were pistol whipped. One student suffered serious head injuries.

The five other suspects are in custody, facing robbery and battery with a deadly weapon charges.

Harvey is about 5 foot 9 inches and 160 pounds. He has a medium complexion and short black hair.

Anyone with information is asked to call school police at (702) 799-5411, or to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at (702) 385-5555.