Poker cage at Bellagio robbed; suspect sought

Police: Poker cage at Bellagio robbed; suspect sought

The Bellagio in Las Vegas. South, on reports of the robbery, Metropolitan Police Department officer Jay Rivera said. The man went to a poker room cash cage on Tuesday afternoon, demanded money and ran off with an undisclosed amount of cash.

Metro Captian John Pelletier said that they are "comfortable and confident" that they have enough to apprehend the man.

Las Vegas police are looking for a silver Chevrolet Cruze and asking for help identifying the vehicle with Nevada license plates.

However, the Las Vegas Sun reported that a person may have been brought inside the casino, against their will. A man, who police said appeared to be held against his will, remained in the auto during the robbery. The robber is still at large but police later found the vehicle.

"We can say this - the individual was wearing a wig, had glasses on and a partially bandaged or masked up face".

Police: Poker cage at Bellagio robbed; suspect sought
Poker cage at Bellagio robbed; suspect sought

No one was hurt during the robbery.

Law enforcement officials in Las Vegas are investigating a reported robbery at the Bellagio Hotel & Casino on the Las Vegas Strip - which caught the eye of actor James Woods, who was gambling at the time.

Detectives urged anybody with information to call police at 702-828-3591 or 702-385-5555 to remain anonymous.

'@Bellagio staff were fantastic. Nobody even realized it was happening. "Excellent staff, cool under pressure", Woods tweeted.

MGM Resorts International, which owns the Bellagio, issued a statement saying they are working with the police.

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