Suspect allegedly robs person he met on social media
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Las Vegas, NV (KTNV) -- Las Vegas police are asking for the public's help locating the suspect involved in a recent robbery.
Police said the suspect committed a robbery on Aug. 29 at approximately 5 p.m. in the area of Flamingo and El Capitan.
The victim and the suspect met electronically through social media on Aug. 27 and then in person on Aug. 29.
Police said while the victim and suspect were walking together, the suspect pulled a gun, pointed it at the victim's head and demanded all the victim's money.
The victim complied and the suspect then fled on foot.
He is described as a black male, approximately 25-years-old, 5'11" and 150 pounds with short, black hair and brown eyes.
Anyone with information on the whereabouts of the suspect is urged to call Crime Stoppers at (702) 385-5555.