Tuesday, July 24, 2012 | 5:34 p.m.
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Map of Ellis Island Casino & Brewery
4178 Koval Lane, Las Vegas
Metro Police are continuing the search for a suspect after an early morning armed robbery at the Ellis Island Casino, just off the Las Vegas strip.
The robbery occurred at 1:52 a.m. at the casino, 4178 Koval Lane, said Metro spokesman Officer Jose Hernandez. The suspect entered the casino with a firearm, walked to a cashier’s window and robbed the teller, Hernandez said.
Hernandez described the suspect as a black male in his mid-30s, about 5-feet-8 with a medium build. The man was last seen wearing a fisherman-style hat, white buttoned-up shirt, jeans and tennis shoes.
Metro is asking anyone with information to contact Crime Stoppers at (702) 385-5555.