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Resorts World Casino experiences first robbery

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SOUTH OZONE PARK — A man claiming to have a handgun robbed Resorts World Casino, at 110-00 Rockaway Blvd. in South Ozone Park, at approximately 4:45 p.m. Friday, according to police.

Cops said the robber slipped a note to a second-floor cashier at the casino demanding money, the cashier complied and the thief made off with an undisclosed amount.

It was the first such incident at the casino since it opened in October 2011, cops said.

The suspect is described as a male about 30 years old and 5-foot-8, cops said, and he was last seen wearing a blue shirt, blue jeans and black sneakers.

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