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Las Vegas Metro PD addresses burglary case at home of UFC’s Jessica-Rose Clark

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Jessica-Rose Clark was the victim of a burglary in January. And she’s not happy with how the case is being dealt with by the Las Vegas Metro Police Department.

Clark, a UFC women’s flyweight fighter, wrote Tuesday on Twitter that the police have identified a suspect, but have told her “there’s no point arresting him.” Clark’s Las Vegas home was burglarized in January while she was in St. Louis for her UFC fight with Paige VanZant. She said $30,000 worth of goods were stolen and the thieves killed her cat.

Clark added in another tweet that the detective in charge of the investigation has been ignoring her e-mails.

When reached by MMA Fighting on Wednesday, a spokesperson for the Las Vegas Metro PD said that the case remains an “active investigation.” Currently, the suspect has not been located yet and the burglary charges have been submitted to the Clark County District Attorney’s Office, per spokesperson Laura Meltzer. If the district attorney decides to pursue those charges, then an arrest warrant would have to be approved by a judge, she said.

“It is still an active investigation,” Meltzer said. “They are still trying to get the warrant in the system. And then that individual is still subject to arrest.”

Regarding the death of Clark’s cat, Meltzer said there is currently no probable cause pinning that on the suspect that has been identified. But that does not mean a charge cannot be added later if the police get more information, she said. The suspect’s name won’t be released, Meltzer said, unless there is a signed warrant for an arrest.

“We have to wait until that process takes its course,” Meltzer said.

Clark (9-4, 1 NC) ended up beating VanZant in St. Louis and has now won two straight fights to open her UFC career. The Australia native has won three straight overall. Clark, 30, trains at Syndicate MMA in Las Vegas.