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Police have offered a $10,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of a criminal team that is targeting casino patrons. So far, police think the team may be connected to as many as 10 robberies.
PHILADELPHIA, PA (Catholic Online) - The team is working the SugarHouse Casino and targeting people who win. When these patrons return home, they are robbed. So far the team is clearly connected to five robberies that have stolen $44,500 in cash. The team is also suspected in another five incidents.
All but one of the victims has been Asian. The casino has offered the $10,000 reward.
Police say they have video of a suspect who was watching all the victims that have been targeted. They believe the suspect is a spotter who calls a pair of accomplices in the parking lot who then follow the victim home to rob.
Several of the victims required hospital treatment following the attacks.
Anyone with information is asked to call the police.
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