Car Robbery Spree In Las Vegas; More Than 30 Cars Vandalised and Robbed
Las Vegas: Authorities in Las Vegas are seeking assistance from the public in identifying potential suspects following a series of vehicle break-ins in the southwest area of the valley.
Additional information revealed by Las Vegas police regarding a string of auto burglaries
Summerlin Area Command Capt. Joseph Lepore reported multiple vehicle burglaries at an apartment complex in the 8900 block of W. Post Road on Feb. 3 at 3:10 p.m.
“As this incident took place late in the evening, officers faced challenges in identifying and reaching out to all the victims,” stated Lepore.
According to Lepore, by Feb. 7, they had identified 70 vehicles that had been burglarized.
The following day, Lepore mentioned that officers found that 30 vehicles had been burglarized in the 9200 block of W. Charleston Blvd.
Lepore reported that officers managed to acquire surveillance footage that provides a description of the suspect as a slender individual in their early twenties.
Lepore mentioned that there has been an increase in surveillance and patrols in the area. However, they are seeking assistance from the public.
“If you notice anything suspicious, please don’t hesitate to report it by calling 911,” Lepore advised.
According to him, it’s important to secure your car, safeguard your belongings, and conceal any items stored in your vehicle. Lepore did not disclose the items that were stolen from the vehicles.
If you have any information, please reach out to the detectives at Summerlin Area Command by calling (702) 828-9455. Alternatively, you can choose to remain anonymous and contact Crime Stoppers at (702) 385-5555 or visit their website at crimestoppersofnv.org.