Mesquite Police Officers were dispatched to an armed robbery at the Golden West Casino located at 91 East Mesquite Boulevard on Wednesday October 14, 2015 at approximately 11:03 p.m.

The cashier was able to dial 911 once the armed suspect left the store. Officers quickly arrived on scene and contained the area. The Investigative Services Division responded and began a thorough investigation. Evidence was collected from the scene and multiple leads are currently being investigated.

The Mesquite Police Department is also seeking assistance from the community in identifying the suspect. The suspect is identified as a white male adult in his twenties, medium build, and 5’08” to 5’10” in height. The suspect wore a black bandana partially covering his face, white or gray colored hooded sweatshirt, and light blue jeans. The suspect also brandished a silver semi-automatic handgun. Surveillance photos of the suspect inside the casino will be released soon.

If you have any information regarding the suspect involved in the armed robbery or any information which can assist the Mesquite Police Department with the investigation, please contact Detective Gary Erickson at 702-346-5262. You can also contact the Mesquite Police Department crime tip line at (702) 346-8826.