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Man, 96, attacked and robbed in Sunset Station garage

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Henderson Police Department

Henderson Police released this photo, taken from surveillance equipment, of a suspect they believe attacked and robbed a 96-year-old man Wednesday afternoon, Oct. 30, 2013, in the casino parking garage at Sunset Station.

Henderson Police are searching for a suspect in the attack and robbery of a 96-year-old man Wednesday at Sunset Station.

A man attacked the victim from behind and injured him about 4 p.m. in the casino’s parking garage, Henderson Police spokeswoman Kathleen Richard said. It was not immediately clear what the suspect took.

The victim, who uses a walker, was hospitalized after the attack, police said.

Casino surveillance cameras captured images of the suspect as he followed the elderly man. In video and photos released by police, the suspect is seen talking on a cell phone and wearing a black knit hat and dark clothes.

Anyone with information is urged to call the Henderson Police Department at (702) 267-4750. Tips can be provided anonymously by contacting Crime Stoppers at (702) 385-5555 or online at crimestoppersofnv.com.

Tips leading to an arrest or an indictment processed through Crime Stoppers could be eligible for a cash reward.

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