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Henderson Police Apprehend Robbery Suspect

January 16, 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE NEWS RELEASE

PLEASE CONTACT KATHLEEN RICHARDS, (702) 267-2051

Henderson, Nev. – A 42-year-old Henderson man was arrested Friday in connection with four retail and convenience store robberies.

The suspect attempted to rob a Henderson Target at about 2 p.m. but fled when confronted by loss prevention staff. He was followed to Palm Villas apartments at 650 Whitney Ranch Dr. by an off-duty Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department corrections officer, who called police.

Henderson patrol officers responded and established a perimeter before taking Brandon Sprout into custody. A search warrant was served and detectives found evidence that links the suspect to four open robberies that occurred between December 13, 2013 and January 3, 2014.

In each of the robberies, the suspect approached an employee, demanding cash from the register and threatening them with a knife. In two instances, the employee complied with the suspect’s demand and gave him an undisclosed amount of cash. In the other two instances, the suspect left empty-handed. No one was injured during any of the robberies.

The suspect is accused of robbing a Metro Pizza on December 13, a Rebel Oil on December 21, a Target on December 27 and a Walgreens on January 3. Detectives continue to investigate the robberies.

Anyone with information is urged to call the Henderson Police Department at (702) 267-4793 or, to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at (702) 385-5555 or visit 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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