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2 sought in east Vegas armed robbery

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Security photo of the "potential customer." (LVMPD) Security photo of the "potential customer." (LVMPD)
Security photo of the second suspect. (LVMPD) Security photo of the second suspect. (LVMPD)
LAS VEGAS (FOX5) -

Police said a pair of robbers held an east Las Vegas business owner at gunpoint while the store was locked up.

According to Las Vegas Metro police, one of the men approached the door of the store located in the 4900 block of E. Sahara Avenue on Nov. 6.

The owner unlocked the door to assist the potential customer, police said.

While the suspect held the door open, a second suspect used a handgun to force the owner to hand over cash, according to police.

The men fled the business after being handed money.

Police described one suspect as a black man, 21-27 years of age, 5'7", 170-190 pounds and black hair. He was last seen wearing a white-collared shirt, striped tie, black pants and dark shoes. Police also said he has a tattoo on his right forearm.

Police described the second suspect also as a black man, 21-27 years of age, 5'7", 190-210 pounds with black hair and a goatee. He wore a light-colored shirt underneath a black checkered collared shirt, black jacket, doo rag, black pants and gray shoes.

Police urge anyone with information on the suspects to contact Metro's Robbery Section at 702-828-3591 or Crime Stoppers at 702-385-5555.

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