South Point Casino Robbed at Gunpoint by Woman in Las Vegas

A manhunt is on to find the woman who robbed a Las Vegas casino at gunpoint before fleeing in a getaway car.

The robbery occurred around 7:38 p.m. on February 19 at the South Point Casino on Las Vegas Boulevard.

The suspect approached the casino cage with her face concealed by a scarf and demanded the cashier hand over the money after threatening her with the handgun.

The casino employee complied with the woman's demands and handed over an undisclosed amount of money.

The suspect then fled the casino and escaped in a vehicle believed to be an older model two-door sedan. The vehicle was either brown or gold with a black roof and chrome rims on the wheels.

After the woman got into the vehicle, the car drove off in the direction of Silverado Ranch Boulevard, reported Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department.

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The suspect escaped with an undisclosed amount of money following the armed robbery. LVMPD

No one was injured during the incident. Police are now searching for the suspect, who is described as around 5 feet 5 inches tall. She was wearing a black beanie hat, black coat, black pants, black boots and dark-rimmed glasses. She was also wearing a large, checkered-style scarf.

Police originally thought the suspect in the robbery was a man. Detectives later issued an updated description and released an image of the woman accused of committing the robbery.

Anyone with information is urged to call the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department criminal robbery section at 702-828-3591. Alternatively, anyone who wishes to remain anonymous can call Crime Stoppers at 702-385-5555 or visit CrimeStoppersofNV.com.

The South Point Casino was also in the news recently after rapper and reality TV star Flavor Flav was attacked there on January 23.

As reported by TMZ, the Public Enemy hype man was taken to the hospital with minor injuries after getting into an altercation on the casino floor.