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Authorities searching for armed casino robber

Posted at 8:14 PM, Jul 11, 2017
and last updated 2017-07-12 01:21:14-04

Authorities are searching for a man who robbed the Hon-Dah Casino on the Fort Apache Reservation Tuesday morning.

According to Jill McCabe with the FBI, the suspect robbed the casino with a black, semi-automatic handgun and got away with an undisclosed amount of money.

The man was wearing a gray-blue suit and white shoes.

He's described as:

  • Middle-aged male
  • 5'5 to 5'7 with a slender build
  • He had a black, white, and red facial/head covering 
  • He has acne scars on his neck/cheeks

Authorities say he was in the casino less than 90 seconds and fled the scene on foot, heading east towards the Town of McNary.

Anyone with information is asked to call the FBI Phoenix Field Office at 623-466-1999.