Police: Man targets women in NW Las Vegas robberies

[image] Police released this image of a man believed to be responsible for several robberies in northwest Las Vegas. (Source: LVMPD)

Police said Thursday they are looking for a man who has been targeting women in a string of robberies in northwest Las Vegas.

Las Vegas Metro police said the man, who was described as white, 5'10" tall, with a thin build, has been recently snatching purses and wallets from women in the parking lots of stores and casinos. They said a woman was injured during one of the robberies.

Investigators said a picture of the man and his vehicle were taken by security cameras during one of the thefts at a grocery store on Ann Road in the Centennial Hills area. The vehicle was described as a small, four-door silver or gray sedan.

Anyone with information about the robberies was asked to call Crime Stoppers at 702-385-5555.

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