Surveillance video captures Bellagio casino robbery

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Surveillance video from the Bellagio casino in Las Vegas shows a man in a wig making off with a bag full of cash.

Surveillance video from the Bellagio casino in Las Vegas shows a man in a wig making off with a bag full of cash.

On Thursday, the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department released video of Tuesday's robbery. The man is seen going into a poker room with a gun and demanding money from the cashier cage. The employees gave him cash, but police will not say how much money he got.

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At the end of the video, he is seen running out of the casino and then driving off in a silver car. We have since learned the robber carjacked the owner of that vehicle at gunpoint.

Investigators tell ABC News the owner of the car was tied up in the trunk during the robbery. While the robber was inside, the car's owner used the trunk release latch to escape. Officers later found the car abandoned.

No one was injured in the robbery. Actor James Woods was playing poker at the Bellagio when it happened and Tweeted about what he saw.

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