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Metro Nabs Robbery Suspect Near Circus Circus

Passenger In Car With Suspect Got Away

July 11, 2019 - 7:01 am
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LAS VEGAS, NV (KXNT) - Metro Police on Wednesday night arrested a man thought responsible for an armed robbery that occured back in February. 

Police located a vehicle thought related to the robbery and gave chase. Police followed the driver south on I-15 toward Primm. Then the driver turned around and took I-15 north back to Las Vegas. Metro's Air Unit assisted in the pursuit

Once they exited the freeway, the driver made his way toward Circus Circus. The driver and a passenger than attempted to flee. Police caught the driver but the passenger was able to get away. No one was hurt. The identity of the person taken into custody has yet to be released, nor has a description of the passenger who fled the scene.