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Police look for thief who stole $2,000 cash from slot player at Queens casino

Posted at 3:51 AM, Jul 08, 2015
and last updated 2015-07-08 09:39:51-04

OZONE PARK, Queens — Police are looking for a thief who allegedly took $2,000 cash from a 54-year-old man inside Resorts World Casino in Queens Thursday.

It happened around 11:30 p.m. Thursday at 11-00 Rockaway Blvd.

Authorities released surveillance video showing the robber taking money from the victim's hand as he was playing a slot machine and then taking off.

The culprit appears to be between 20 to 25-years-old with thin build and light skin, police said.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 800-577-TIPS.