Burglars hit Bellagio jewelry store in Las Vegas

  • Police have one suspect in custody;
  • No one was injured;

The glamorous Bellagio Resort & Casino’s high-class jewelry store early Saturday has been robbed by three well-dressed pig-masked burglars carrying sledgehammers in Las Vegas.

The theft made police initiate a lock down to some parts of one of Vegas’ most luxurious hotels sending panicked guest trooping out.

The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Lt. Carlos Hank affirmed that the men were putting on suits and at least one was wearing a pig mask. Lt. Hank also noted that the police believe of one of them was carrying a gun.

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According to the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department, the burglars covered their faces in masks and fled the casino after the robbery.

Meanwhile, one suspect has been arrested and in custody and debriefed by investigators on Saturday.

One Twitter user Kira Kamil whom witnessed the scene tweeted.

“Literally just witnessed an armed robber in a pig mask at a Rolex store at the Bellagio & then his arrest,” Kamil wrote.

 

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