An armed robbery took place at Las Vegas' iconic Bellagio Resort and Casino. Reports indicate that at least three people entered a high-end store at the iconic property on Saturday morning.
One of the bandits opened fire in the Rolex store. Authorities have reported that one suspect has been taken into custody.
Guests were forced to flee the hotel and casino onto the Vegas strip. One of the witnesses tweeted about how she hid under a table amid the chaos.
Reports indicate that at least three people entered a high-end store inside the resort. Authorities reported that one of them fired gunshots.
Photos taken by witnesses suggest that the armed robbery took place at the Bellagio’s Rolex store. One of the photos shows a person in a pig mask with a gun in his hand.
The police have managed to arrest one suspect who has been taken into custody.
The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department confirmed that no one was injured. Some parts of the casino remain closed as authorities conduct the investigations.
The Las Vegas Police Department got the call about at 12:50 am. One suspect had been apprehended by 2:15 am.
The incident caused mass panic while the robbery unfolded. Everyone is reported to have been running. The store was closed when the armed robbers got in and all shots were fired inside the store. Some of the witnesses reported that the burglars used sledgehammers to break into the store.