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Police release video of attempted robbery in casino parking lot

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Surveillance stills of two men suspected in an attempted robbery in North Las Vegas on Jan. 16. (Source: NLVPD) Surveillance stills of two men suspected in an attempted robbery in North Las Vegas on Jan. 16. (Source: NLVPD)
Surveillance still of a Volkswagen Jetta used in an attempted robbery at a North Las Vegas casino on Jan. 16. (Source: NLVPD) Surveillance still of a Volkswagen Jetta used in an attempted robbery at a North Las Vegas casino on Jan. 16. (Source: NLVPD)
NORTH LAS VEGAS, NV (FOX5) -

North Las Vegas police on Thursday evening released surveillance video that captured a recent attempted robbery in the parking lot of a casino.

Police said the attempted robbery occurred on Jan. 16 about 2:40 p.m. at E. Craig and Losse roads, where the Cannery Casino Hotel is located.

A 79-year-old woman parked her car in the lot and began walking toward the casino when a man grabbed her purse and pulled her to the ground. A passerby came to her aid and the man fled in a silver Volkswagen Jetta, driven by another man.

The woman was taken to a nearby hospital for treatment.

The man who attacked the woman is described as white, between 17 and 25 years old, 5'8" tall and about 155 pounds with brown hair.

The man driving the Volkswagen is described as white or Hispanic, between 18 and 25 years old with short brown hair and a mustache.

Anyone with information is asked to call the North Las Vegas Police Department at 702-633-9111 or, to remain anonymous, Crime Stoppers at 702-385-5555. You may also leave information online at www.crimestoppersofnv.com.

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