Sen. Dean Heller's Las Vegas office broken into, police say

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Police say neither the building nor Heller's office was burglarized.

Dean Heller, R-Nev., in Las Vegas was broken into and a threatening note was left behind, 8 News NOW reported Sunday, citing an unnamed source.

"The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department received a call from an alarm company representative reporting a burglary alarm at the main entrance of an office building where Senator Dean Heller's office is located".

Further details were not immediately available.

Las Vegas Metro police told Fox 5 Vegas that someone broke into the office lobby in the morning.

Heller is also the only GOP senator up for re-election in 2018 in a state that Trump lost, making him one of the most vulnerable Republicans in the next election. However, a threatening note addressed to Senator Heller was discovered near the door to his office.

Officers took a report for the letter and are investigating the incident, they said.

Widely seen as a potential dissenting voice on Senate Republicans' Obamacare repeal bill, Heller has faced constituent pressure in recent weeks to block the bill from receiving a vote in the Senate. Heller's office. A spokesperson replied, "we can't comment on/discuss ongoing investigations".

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