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Second Las Vegas juvenile suspect arrested in intentional hit-and-run death of retired police chief: police

A second juvenile suspect has been arrested in the Las Vegas hit-and-run death of a former police officer who was intentionally mowed down while riding a bicycle, police said Tuesday.  

Both teenage suspects will be charged with murder in the Aug. 14 death of Andreas Probst, the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department said during a news conference. Their names and ages have not been released. 

Probst, 64, was on his morning bike ride when a teenager struck him at about 6:04 a.m. on North Tenaya Way near West Centennial Parkway. One suspect was arrested soon after the incident. 

Probst’s daughter, Taylor, said the family was devastated by the “senseless murder” of her father.

“Andy’s life was robbed by two individuals who did not believe lives of others matters,” she said. “We ask you please do not politicize his death or use it for culture wars. He was a man of honor, with 35-plus years in law enforcement. A little league dad, an honorary Girl Scouts member, a real-life ‘Pee-Wee Herman,’ a jokester, a prankster.” 

She attributed the violence against her father to social media and “decayed family values,” adding that she didn’t racism or his former profession played a part in his death. 

Andy Probst standing next to a giant-sized stuffed black bear outside a doorway

 Andreas Probst, 64, stands next to a giant stuffed bear.  (Las Vehas metropolitan Police Department )

Probast retired from law enforcement in 2009 and served as the police chief of the Los Angeles suburb of Bell. After his retirement, he moved to the Las Vegas area where he worked in global security.

Fox News Digital’s Rebecca Rosenberg contributed to this report. 

Louis Casiano is a reporter for Fox News Digital. Story tips can be sent to louis.casiano@fox.com.

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