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Carjacking, robbery suspect in custody after crash near Sierra Vista Drive and Twain Avenue

LAS VEGAS - Multiple vehicle crashes blocked traffic in a neighborhood near Maryland Parkway and E. Desert Inn Road Tuesday afternoon.

According to Metro Police, Swenson Street was closed in both directions for several hours between Sierra Vista Drive and E. Twain Avenue.

The robbery suspect was involved in a car jacking that occurred at the 500 block of East Sahara.  Metro said the suspect rear-ended another vehicle while attempting to flee the area.  

Police observed the suspect in area so they took him into custody.  

During the incident, a Metro patrol cruiser got into an accident with another vehicle.  

No one was critically hurt during the incidents.


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