LAS VEGAS (AP) — A person sporting a wig and masking his face with bandages or a masks used a handgun to rob a cashier’s cage Tuesday on the Bellagio on line casino-resort, authorities stated.
There was no confrontation with safety and nobody was injured earlier than the person drove away with an unknown amount of money shortly earlier than four p.m., Metro Capt. John Pelletier stated at a information convention.
Actor James Woods was playing close by and witnessed the theft.
“So we’re enjoying poker on the @BellagioPoker and a man walks up with a gun and robs the cage thirty ft from us ten minutes in the past,” Woods stated on Twitter. “Bellagio employees have been unbelievable. They surrendered the cash quietly, so no clients would get harm. No one even realized it was occurring. Wonderful employees, cool underneath strain.”
The suspect arrived in a automotive within the valet space with one other man who was there towards his will, Pelletier stated. He wouldn’t elaborate, however stated police have been interviewing the person.
MGM Resorts Worldwide owns the Bellagio on line casino-resort on the Las Vegas Strip. The corporate in a press release says it’s cooperating with authorities.
The person fled in a silver Chevrolet Cruze with Nevada license plates, and police have been taking a look at safety video as they labored to determine him.
“People who commit crimes like this on the Strip Will probably be hunted down,” Pelletier stated. “And no matter sum of money he received shouldn’t be sufficient for a lifetime in jail.”
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