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Escaped North Vegas Homicide Suspect Vehicle Found

NORTH LAS VEGAS, Nev. (AP) — North Las Vegas police say the vehicle that a homicide suspect is accused of taking after escaping custody has been found.

Authorities said Saturday that the Ford F-150 pickup truck had been found but Alonso Perez remains on the loose.

According to police, the 25-year-old was in an interview room shortly after his Friday arrest.

They say he turned the handcuffs until he broke free while a detective was out of the room.

He then allegedly stole a car and fled.

Perez is suspected in the deadly Aug. 27 shooting of 31-year-old Mohammed Robinson.

Perez is described as Hispanic, 6-foot-3 and having a goatee. He also has an “Air Jordan” tattoo on his neck.

Police say he is considered armed and dangerous.

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