Thieves make off with gambling chips worth thousands from Connecticut's Mohegan Sun casino

Associated Press

Tribal police at the Mohegan Sun casino in Connecticut are searching for two men who made off with thousands of dollars' worth of gambling chips.

Police say one of the suspects took the chips off a casino table Friday night and punched a person who tried to confront the thief.

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Authorities say the robber then ran off and left the casino with another man, and both drove away in a maroon-colored vehicle.