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Armed bandit suspected in 2 Vegas robberies

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Police released security video images of an armed bandit believed to have struck at two businesses in the Las Vegas valley.

According to Las Vegas Metro police, the male suspect was implicated in a robbery on Feb. 18 in the 6900 block of W. Tropicana Avenue.

The man was also suspected in a hold-up on Feb. 23 in the 6900 block of E. Flamingo Road.

In both incidents, the suspect used a firearm and forced a worker to hand over cash from the register before fleeing.

He was described as a black man, 20-24 years of age, 5'4" to 5'6" and 125-135 pounds. He has black hair, brown eyes and goatee.

In the first incident, he wore a black baseball cap, white coat with black design, dark jeans and dark shoes. In the second incident, he wore a gray hoodie with a white design on the chest underneath the coat.

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

Stay tuned to FOX5 for the latest on this developing story.

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