JAMESTOWN, Calif. (AP) – Authorities in Northern California are seeking a man and a woman in connection with an armed robbery that left a casino winner out of thousands of dollars.
The Union Democrat reported Saturday that Groveland-area man was driving home after winning $9,000 Thursday at Chicken Ranch Casino. A woman standing next to a pickup truck with its hood up flagged him to stop.READ MORE: Only A Matter Of Time Before Omicron Variant Is Detected In US, UC Davis COVID Researchers Say
The Tuolumne County Sheriff’s Office says that when he pulled over to assist, a man held him at gunpoint and demanded the money.READ MORE: Computer Problem Extends Deadline To Apply For UC And CSU Schools
The man denied having any money, but the male suspect told him he knew he had won at the casino and continued demanding the money.
The man then gave the male suspect the money and both suspects got into the pickup and drove away.MORE NEWS: Coyote Likely Behind ‘Suspicious’ Animal Deaths In Citrus Heights, Police Say
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