Bellagio cash cage robbed at gunpoint

  • Bellagio cash cage robbed at gunpoint

Bellagio cash cage robbed at gunpoint

Las Vegas Metropolitan Police officers are investigating a robbery at the Bellagio on the Las Vegas Strip Tuesday.

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

Las Vegas police have released a photo of the suspect in the Bellagio robbery.

He said the robber committed the crime alone, but also said another person accompanied him in a vehicle. The captain wasn't ready to call it an abduction as of 6 p.m., but officers were interviewing the man. He left with an undisclosed amount of cash.

Rivera said nobody was hurt in the robbery.

Police: Poker cage at Bellagio robbed; suspect sought
Armed robber wearing a mask, wig and glasses pulls off audacious heist of the Bellagio Casino's poker cage - just 30 feet from actor James Woods who praises staff for acting 'cool under pressure'

Poker aficionado and not-retired actor James Woods was playing poker at the Bellagio at the time and was impressed with how everything was handled.

"About 10 minutes later, he tweeted again: ".@Bellagio staff were fantastic.

A masked white man with a gun robbed a cage before fleeing in a silver Chevrolet Cruze, Nevada plates 37D147, police said.

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

Police in Las Vegas say they are looking for an armed suspect who fled from the Bellagio casino-resort after he demanded money from a cashier area. "Excellent staff, cool under pressure", Woods tweeted.