updated: Dec 07, 2012, 9:35 AM
Source: Ventura Police Department
Incident: Takeover Armed Robbery
Location: 6500 Block of Auto Center Dr, Players Club Casino
Date/Time Occurred: 12/7/12 0340 hrs
Officer(s) Involved: Patrol, Detectives
Suspect(s): Male Unknown
Report #: 12-14582
The Ventura Police Department is currently investigating a takeover robbery that occurred on
12-7-12 at about 0340 hrs.
A single male suspect, wearing a mask, entered the Players Club Casino armed with a rifle.
The suspect ordered all the patrons and employees onto the ground and made his way to the
cashier cage. The suspect demanded money from the cashier while holding the patrons and
employees at gunpoint.
The cashier complied with the suspect's demands and gave him an undisclosed amount of
U.S. currency. The suspect fled on foot out the front doors.
Investigators have been interviewing numerous patrons, employees, and collecting forensic
evidence from the scene. No one was injured during the commission of the robbery.
If anyone has any information about this incident they are urged to contact the Ventura Police
Department at 339-4416 or Crime Stoppers.
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