Police were able to arrest 20-year-old Sebastian Gonzalez after a speedy and accurate investigation, police concluded Gonzalez and a few other partners were the ones who stormed the Bellagio hotel this weekend, carrying hammers and weapons and robbing/looting a Rolex stand. The best part is their disguises: masked as farm animals, the criminals were still not able to get away with their theft.
Four men total are suspected of pulling off this robbery, and the other three are still at large. Two of the four are believed to have pulled of a car-jacking in their attempt to flee the scene.
The Daily Mail has more:
Police arrested a 20-year-old man in connection to the Bellagio robbery where men wearing tuxedos and animal masks stormed a Rolex retailer in the hotel.
Sebastian Gonzalez was arrested Saturday in connection to the Las Vegas heist and faces charges of robbery with use of a deadly weapon, burglary, conspiracy to commit robbery and attempted robbery according to the Las Vegas Review Journal.
Four men are suspected of participating in the Tesorini Rolex retailer, break-in. The other three suspected are still at large.
Their physical descriptions have not been released and they are of ‘unknown race.’
Men in tuxedos and animal masks including one of a panda, cat and pig stormed the glamorous Las Vegas hotel at 1am Saturday morning.
At least three people entered the high-end store inside the resort police said. One person was thought to have fired shots but this was later proved false.
The men are believed to have used sledgehammers to smash into the jewelry cases, which is why some people thought they heard gunshots.
Police say two of the four suspects are believed to have attempted a carjacking to flee the scene. One of the men is thought to have pointed a gun at a security guard.
Guests and tourists had to flee the hotel and head out to the strip amid report of the armed robbery.
Panicked people tweeted their shock, with one woman saying she had to hide under a table.
No one was injured, Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department later confirmed.
The investigation is ongoing.