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Racino employee robbed at gunpoint in Ohio parking lot

December 24, 2018

CINCINNATI (AP) — Authorities are searching for a suspect police say robbed a southwest Ohio racino employee at gunpoint.

Hamilton County Sheriff Jim Neil says an aggravated robbery took place Monday at 2:14 a.m. EST in Belterra Park parking lot. The park just east of Cincinnati offers gambling and horse racing.

Police say an employee was getting into his vehicle when a male suspect brandishing a rifle demanded money. Police say he escaped with an undetermined amount of cash.

No one was injured.

Police are still investigating.

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This story has been corrected to show that Belterra is considered a racino, not casino.

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