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Metro investigates northwest valley barricade; person could be child sex assault, kidnapping suspect

Metro Police are investigating a barricade situation in the northwest near W. Lone Mountain Road and Simmons Street. Metro Police said that they believe the person inside of the home could be Antwon Perkins, the man suspected of kidnapping and sexually assaulting a Ralph Cadwallader Middle School student Thursday.

Metro Police named Perkins as a suspect Friday afternoon.

Police said on Jan. 24 at approximately 11:20 a.m. officers were dispatched to a middle school located in the 7700 block of Elkhorn Road to investigate a report of a kidnapping and sexual assault. The victim had arrived at the school and reported to staff that they had been kidnapped and assaulted while on the way to school earlier that morning... Read More

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Police release photo of man suspected in kidnapping, sexual assault of middle school student

Metro Police released a photo and the name of a man suspected of kidnapping and sexually assaulting a middle school student in northwest Las Vegas Thursday. Detectives have identified Antwon Perkins as the suspect in this case, but they have yet to locate him.

Police said on Jan. 24 at approximately 11:20 a.m. officers were dispatched to a middle school located in the 7700 block of Elkhorn Road to investigate a report of a kidnapping and sexual assault. The victim had arrived at the school and reported to staff that they had been kidnapped and assaulted while on the way to school earlier that morning.

An investigation by the LVMPD Sexual Assault Section indicated the student was walking to school and passed a convenience store near the intersection of Farm Road and Cimarron Road when a black dually pickup pulled up next to the victim and a man, who is thought to be Perkins, got out of the truck and forced the victim into the vehicle. ... Read More

Rancho closed at Decatur due to fatal crash involving pedestrian

One person was killed in a fatal crash near N. Decatur Boulevard and N. Rancho Drive, Metro Police said.

It happened around 7:10 p.m. Rancho is shut down at Decatur Boulevard.

Drivers may want to avoid the area... Read More

Man barricaded in apartment near Jones and Gowan, Metro says

Metro Police are on the scene of a barricade situation near N. Jones Boulevard and W. Gowan Road.

Metro said officers were following up on information the agency received regarding a wanted person in the area of Scuba Circle and W. Duncan Drive.

When officers arrived they saw the suspect outside of an apartment before turning around to go back inside.

Detectives attempted to make contact with the man, but he refused to exit the apartment. North Las Vegas SWAT is assisting Metro with serving a search warrant on the apartment.

People are urged the avoid the area while neighbors are asked to stay inside of their homes... Read More

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3 people dead from apparent murder-suicide in northwest valley

Metro Police are investigating a murder-suicide in the northwest part of the valley.

According to police, around 11:30 a.m, after someone with American Medical Response called in the incident, officers arrived at the 2100 block of Echo Bay near N. Buffalo Drive and W. Lake Mead Boulevard and found one person dead outside of the condominiums.

Metro Police found a trail that led back to the home, and that's where another body was found. After exploring the inside of the condo further, a third body was discovered.

There's no word on how they died, but Metro is investigating the incident as a murder-suicide.

There weren't any other details released. We have a crew on the way to the scene. We'll have the latest in a live report on 8 News NOW at 5 p.m. and 6 p.m... Read More

2 people arrested, 2 cited, 1 pepper-sprayed during incident at Centennial High

Five people faced some trouble with school police following an incident outside Centennial High School Friday.

It started around 7 a.m. as an altercation in the parking lot of the school's campus located at 10200 W Centennial Pkwy.

According to Clark County School Police, three females composed of two women and one juvenile, along with two underage males were on the school property without permission, so they were asked to leave, but they refused so school police were called.

When officers arrived at the scene to escort them off of the property, one of the females confronted the officer. The officer grabbed her and restrained her on a car before letting her go and telling her to leave, but again, she came running toward the officer, and that's when she was pepper-sprayed.

Officers said a Centennial High student told them that he was robbed by one of the males before officers arrived at the scene. ... Read More

1 person killed in wrong way crash on 215, near Cheyenne

Nevada Highway patrol say a wrong way driver on the 215 northbound at Cheyenne Avenue caused a fatal crash Thursday morning.

NHP say at least one person involved in the crash was pronounced dead. The highway was closed for several hours after the 1:30 a.m. crash.

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