Poker cage at Bellagio robbed; suspect sought

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

Woods, who has been playing poker in Las Vegas for around 15 years, occasionally competes in professional tournaments.

The Las Vegas police department confirmed that a robbery took place at the Bellagio on Tuesday afternoon and said they were looking for a armed man driving a Silver Chevrolet Cruze.

Police are on the hunt for a man who robbed a poker cage at the Bellagio in Las Vegas on Tuesday.

On Tuesday, Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department Capt. John Pelletier said another person accompanied the robber in the auto, but Pelletier said it appeared the person was there "against his will". A man, who police said appeared to be held against his will, remained in the vehicle during the robbery. He wore a dark-colored hooded sweatshirt, blue t-shirt, blue jeans, a black beanie cap, black-rimmed glasses, a blonde wig and a white face cover.

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

About the time of the robbery, actor James Wood said on Twitter that he was playing poker at the Bellagio when a man walked up with a gun and robbed a cage about 30 feet away from where he was playing.

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

He added that the staff of the Bellagio "were fantastic. Excellent staff, cool under pressure".

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

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