5 arrested for armed robbery at Caesars Atlantic City

ATLANTIC CITY (WPVI) -- Authorities have arrested five people in connection to an armed robbery at Caesars Atlantic City Hotel and Casino.

The robbery took place around 6:20 a.m. on Monday, July 21st.

Investigators announced the arrests of 23-year-old Aaron Evans, 20-year-old Dwayne Morgan, 19-year-old Izyiah Plummer, 19-year-old Monique Kelly and 20-year-old Lance Rogers.

According to police, two armed men wearing masks and gloves got away with two boxes full of money from inside the casino.

Initial reports were that about $180,000 was taken but the exact amount of money is unclear.

All five suspects were arrested at various locations. Police say a large portion of money was found along with clothing believed to have been worn during the robbery.

The suspects face a range of charges including robbery, aggravated assault and related offenses.

The incident remains under investigation.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the New Jersey State Police Casino Gaming Bureau at (609) 441-7464.
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