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Las Vegas police looking for robbers dressed as Mormon missionaries

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Las Vegas police looking for robbers dressed as Mormon missionaries

By Joyce Lupiani. CREATED Aug 20, 2013

Las Vegas, NV (KTNV) -- Las Vegas police have released photos of two men, dressed like Mormon missionaries, accused of robbing a man in his home near Flamingo Road and Buffalo Drive.

The robbery took place at about 6:30 a.m. on June 27. According to police, the men knocked on the door and spoke to the victim about religion for about five minutes.

They then attacked the victim and began punching him. Next, they demanded property from the victim while holding him at gunpoint.

Suspect No. 1 is described as a white male, 22 to 28 years old, 5'7 to 5'8, and 130 to 145 pounds.

Suspect No. 2 is described as a black male, 22 to 28 years old, 5'10 to 6'1, and 190 to 210 pounds.

Both men were wearing outfits that are usually associated with Mormon missionaries -- white shirt, black ties, black pants and black shoes.

Both suspects were also carrying backpacks and suspect No. 1 was armed with a gun.

Anyone with information is asked to call the robbery section at Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department at (702) 828-3591 or Crime Stoppers at (702) 385-5555.

Joyce Lupiani

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Joyce Lupiani is the managing editor for PositivelyLV.com and contributes to KTNV.com and NowTrending.com.