• Armed man steals money from Las Vegas Bellagio casino

    By: Natalie Dreier, Cox Media Group National Content Desk


    LAS VEGAS - Police are searching for an armed person who they said walked into a Las Vegas casino and demanded money from a cashier at the Bellagio Hotel and Casino.

    Las Vegas Metropolitan Police have released the video of the holdup that happened Tuesday afternoon, Fox News reported.

    In the video, an individual can be seen walking up to a poker cage, apparently showing the worker a gun, then leaving with an unknown amount of money, ABC News reported.

    Watch the video below or click here.

    Police said the person was wearing a blond wig, glasses and had his face partially covered.

    No one was hurt, and police believe he didn’t have an accomplice, but isn’t ruling it out either, ABC News reported.

    Actor James Woods was there at the time and relayed what happened via his Twitter account.

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    He said that the staff “surrendered the money quietly, so no customers would get hurt. Nobody even realized it was happening. Excellent staff, cool under pressure.”

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