LAS VEGAS, Nev. (FOX5) – An armed suspect was arrested near the UNLV campus on Monday evening.

According to the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department, officers were dispatched at 5:50 p.m. on a call of a man with a knife. Police responded to the 4500 block of S. Maryland Parkway.

Police said that the suspect ran into a fast-food restaurant, which was evacuated. Police “established dialogue” with the suspect and took him into custody without incident.

An investigation is ongoing and this story will be updated if more information becomes available.


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