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2 wanted in connection with Rio hotel-casino robbery

Posted at 8:57 AM, Jan 11, 2017
and last updated 2017-01-11 20:41:50-05

Edward Land and Steven Gao are wanted in connection with a robbery at the Rio hotel-casino in 2011.

Gao was indicted on armed burglary charges in April 2011. The 61-year-old Asian male is 5 feet 10 inches tall, 165 pounds, and has black hair and black eyes.

Land, a.k.a. Chunhua Lu signed a guilty plea agreement and admitted to the robbery on March 21, 2013. He never showed up for his sentencing and now has a warrant for his arrest. The 47-year-old Asian male is 5 feet 7 inches tall, 160 pounds, and has black hair and brown eyes.

Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Gao and Land should contact Crime Stoppers at 702-385-5555.