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LVMPD apprehends three suspects, gun after downtown bank robbery

Bank robbery graphic (MGN Online)

11:10 A.M. UPDATE:

Three suspects have been apprehended. Two women and a man were taken into custody near St. Louis and a firearm was found in the back seat of a getaway vehicle.

The man did take a gun into the bank for the robbery, police said.

It is unknown if the Federal Bureau of Investigation will tale over the investigation, which is normally the case in bank robberies.

ORIGINAL STORY:

Police officers are searching for up to three suspects in a bank robbery near downtown Thursday morning.

The robbery occurred about 10:45 a.m. at a U.S. Bank near 19th Street and East Charleston Boulevard, said the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department.

One suspect is described as a black man in his 20s, about 6-feet in height wearing a gray shirt and blue jeans.

The suspect left in a vehicle that was later found on St. Louis Avenue, said Officer Aiden OCampo-Gomez.

No description was available on the other suspects.

Check back for possible updates.


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