Police need help finding man accused of robbing elderly man at casino
The Sunland Park Police Department needs help finding a man who they said robbed an elderly man in the restroom at the Sunland Park Casino. After the assault, casino security viewed video footage where they saw the suspect looking over the elderly victim as he won an undisclosed amount of money. Police said the suspect was waiting for the elderly man to go to the restroom and followed him into the restroom. While in the restroom, the suspect assaulted the elderly man causing several cuts to his face. The victim was treated for his injuries and released.
It happened at about 2:30 p.m. on March 7, 2014.
The suspect is believed to have fled on foot and possibly heading into El Paso, TX.
Anyone having information is asked to please call the Sunland Park Police Department at 575-526-0795 or Detective Andy Sanchez or Detective Amador Quintana at 575-589-2225.