Las Vegas: suspects attempted to cash fraudulent checks using fictitious identification

*** CONTACT SGT. GAMBINI, LVMPD ROBBERY SECTION, (702) 828-3591
On December 5, 2012 at approximately 5:17 p.m., the suspects pictured above (left & center photos) entered a bank which is inside a grocery store in the 10000 block of West Flamingo. The suspects attempted to cash fraudulent checks using fictitious identification. These suspects left the bank without obtaining any money. Suspect #1 (pictured left) is described as a Hispanic male, 18-22 years old, 5’5″-5’8″, medium build with a star tattoo on his earlobe. He was last seen wearing a football jersey and dark cap.
Suspect #2 (pictured center) is described as a Hispanic male, 18-22 years old, 5’5″-5’8″, medium build with a ponytail. He has a tattoo on his right forearm of an unknown picture in black, gray and red ink. He was last seen wearing a dark, button-up shirt and dark pants.
On this same day at approximately 5:54 p.m., the employees of this same bank were victims of a take-over robbery when two suspects jumped over the counter as employees were preparing to close. An employee was grabbed by the suspects and forced to give them money. Once receiving money, the suspects fled in a silver, 4-door sedan. The robbery suspects are described as Hispanic or black males, 18-22 years old, 5’5″-5’8″, with medium builds. Both suspects were wearing hoodies
and masks.
Anyone with information is urged to call the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department Robbery Section at (702) 828-3591 or, to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at (702) 385-5555 or visit www.crimestoppersofnv.com. Tips directly leading to an arrest or an indictment processed through Crime Stoppers may result in a cash reward.

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