Armed robbers target Brabant casino; Gunmen still on loose

Dutch police officers (Stock Photo: Politie)Dutch police officers (Stock Photo: Politie)

Two armed men robbed Jack's Casino on Klein Zwitserland in Gilze during the early hours of Tuesday morning. The perpetrators are still on the loose and the police are calling on Pokemon Go players to help find them.

According to the police, the robbery happened around 1:25 a.m. The two gunmen entered the casino, threatened employees and took off with an amount in money. No one was injured.

The police immediately launched a search, deploying a helicopter and sniffer dog, among other things. But to no avail. The perpetrators are still on the loose.

According to the police, the area of the casino was crowded with Pokemon Go players around the time of the robbery. Investigating officers are calling on them or any other witnesses with any information to come forward. Reports can be made anonymously if preferred.


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