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Police need help identifying Ellis Island robber

Posted at 11:44 AM, Feb 25, 2018
and last updated 2018-02-26 15:20:32-05

UPDATE FEB. 26: Police are now looking for a second man seen on surveillance footage from the Ellis Island casino robbery. They are listing the second man as a person of interest.

ORIGINAL STORY: Around 8:13 p.m. Saturday, Las Vegas police were dispatched to Ellis Island hotel-casino to investigate a robbery.

Officials say that a man entered the casino and went to the main cage area. He approached employees, pulled out a handgun, and demanded money. The man was last seen running from the property.

Police describe the suspect as a black male adult who was wearing a maroon hoodie, a black hat, blue jeans, and glasses.

Anyone with information about this case should contact Las Vegas police at 702-828-3591. To remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 702-385-5555.