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Man Nearby Horse Betting Station Tricked Harrah’s Casino Staff, Snatched $24K in Loot and Made Off on Foot, Cops Search for Clues

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Police in suburban Philadelphia are searching fir clues after a bandit tricked staff working nearby the horse betting kiosk at Harrah’s Casino and snatched $24,000 in cash, Your Content has learned.

Police say the incident unraveled just after 12:10 a.m. Tuesday when a customer ‘asked to use the telephone.’

“A customer was in the area of where the horse betting takes place.” Chester City Police told Your Content.

“The customer asked a Harrahs employee if he could use the phone. While doing this the employee was counting money from a money drawer.

“The employee turned away for a very brief time. As they turned away, the customer who asked to use the phone did take approximately $24,000 cash from the drawer.”

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Police are retrieving the video surveillance. No further information was immediately available. 

As Your Content readers know, Harrah’s Casino in the city of Chester was robbed overnight.

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