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YOU ASK. WE INVESTIGATE. Tires and wheels stolen in Las Vegas Strip parking garages

Posted: 8:37 PM, Apr 21, 2017
Updated: 2017-04-22 05:00:35Z

Two Las Vegas visitors said they were victims of a bizarre crime in the paid self-parking garages at Strip casinos.

Bruce Louie said someone stole three tires and wheels from his car on April 2 in self-park.

"Kind of disbelief in the beginning, like you look at it and it's like, 'that doesn't make sense, I have no idea what's going on here,'" said Louie.

When he told management at the Bellagio hotel-casino, he said they told him parking is at your own risk. 

"They said it was kind of like if you go to a supermarket; it's kind of like parking at a supermarket," said Louie. "But I was thinking, 'well I don't pay for parking when I go to a supermarket.'"

Another viewer sent us photos of when the same thing happened to his car in self-park at Paris/Bally's.

Retired Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Lieutenant and 13 Action News Crime and Safety Expert Randy Sutton says despite the security at casinos, they can't catch everyone. 

"They had taken a significant amount of time to do that and it takes a lot of guts because there is a tremendous amount of video surveillance on casino properties," said Sutton.

MGM Resorts sent us the following statement:

“We regret Mr. Louie’s unfortunate experience at our resort. His experience is not typical. Events of theft of this nature in our parking facilities are extremely rare.”

13 Action News also reached out to Caesars Entertainment, which owns Paris/Bally's but did not hear back.