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Metro intending to remove pharmacy burglary ring


METRO AUTHORITIES This burglar is seen throughout a pharmacy heist.

City Authorities are aiming to determine a ring of suspects they state has robbed at least 20 Las Vegas-area pharmacies, stealing prescription drugs such as oxycodone, codeine and Xanax.

The break-ins started in Might, and the group is thought to be linked to more than 20 robberies, police stated Thursday.

Each incident has involved two or 3 suspects breaking or spying open glass doors of the unknown locations, police said.

As soon as inside, the heavily concealed wrongdoers head to the prescription drugs location and empty them into trash bin, police stated. They right away leave in a waiting lorry.

Images released by City reveal the suspects, who cover their confront with masks or hooded sweatshirts, wearing dark clothing and gloves.

Anyone with additional information is asked to call police at 702-828-4809. To stay anonymous, contact Criminal activity Stoppers at 702-385-5555 or crimestoppersofnv.com.

Woman fatally stabbed outdoors Las Vegas pharmacy

Emergency vehicles near the intersection of Tropicana Avenue and Decatur Boulevard following a stabbing on Wednesday, Aug. 5. (Jon Castagnino/FOX5)Emergency vehicles near the intersection of Tropicana Avenue and Decatur Boulevard following a stabbing on Wednesday, Aug. 5. (Jon Castagnino/FOX5).

Las Vegas Metro detectives are examining a deadly domestic stabbing that happened Wednesday night outside a pharmacy.

The stabbing was reported about 8:20 p.m. outside a Walgreens drugstore located near the intersection of West Tropicana Avenue and South Decatur Boulevard.

During a rundown about 10:40 p.m. Wednesday, City’s Lt. Dan McGrath stated the victim, a woman, was stabbed multiple times after leaving the store. It’s thought the female’s assailant was her partner or sweetheart which the victim was assaulted in front of her teenage daughter. The child was not hurt. McGrath, who called the attack harsh, stated the man had actually been awaiting the victim to exit the store.

The victim was required to University Medical Center where she was noticable dead.

McGrath recognized the suspect as Leonard Woods. He was called a black male between 30 and 40 years old.

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