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Casino Patron Assaulted In Robbery Attempt

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(Courtesy State Police)

(Courtesy State Police)

State Police are looking for a suspect who assaulted another man  at the Mohegan Sun Casino Hotel this morning.  State Police say the man followed the victim off the elevator on the 19th floor as he was returning to his room about 6 a.m..

They say the suspect showed a handgun,  and demanded money,  then used used the gun’s hand grip to beat the victim in the head and face .

Police say that after the assault and attempted robbery,  the suspect returned to the lobby and ran on foot from the casino.

He’s described as a white male,   six-feet tall, wearing a jacket and jeans.  They released security camera images.   Anyone who recognizes the suspect is asked to call state police.

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