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Actor James Woods witnessed poker cage robbery in Vegas

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Posted at 7:46 PM, Nov 28, 2017
and last updated 2017-11-28 22:44:44-05

Actor James Woods was gambling in the poker room at the Bellagio in Las Vegas when the poker room was robbed on Tuesday. He tweeted his accounts of the situation.

Las Vegas police are investigating a robbery that occurred at the Bellagio hotel-casino around 3:37 p.m.

At 3:47 p.m. a white male adult entered the Bellagio hotel-casino.  He walked up to the poker cage and demanded money.  The suspect was armed with a handgun, wearing a wig, and had a mask covering his face.  

The suspect fled the area in a silver Chevrolet Cruze with a Nevada license plate that read 37D147. Officers have said that the vehicle belonged to someone and they were possibly forced to cooperate against their will. They are investigating the possibly of a kidnapping.

Here's the statement released by the Bellagio hotel-casino:

Las Vegas police held a press conference to discuss the robbery: