Police Probe Robbery In Casino Parking Lot

November 20, 2018

PLAINS TWP. — Police are investigating a report of a robbery that took place last week in the parking lot of Mohegan Sun Pocono. A man reported he fell asleep inside his vehicle and was awakened around 6:20 a.m. Thursday by a man knocking on the window, police said. The visitor then pulled a gun and jammed it into the victim’s stomach, demanding his belongings, police said. The victim turned over a duffel bag containing a large amount of cash, an iPhone and AirPods headphones, according to police. Investigators described the robber as wearing dark gray sweatpants, a black jacket and a black beanie cap. The robber, who had scruffy facial hair, fled the scene in a pearl-white vehicle with tinted windows, police said. — JAMES HALPIN

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