SIOUX CITY, Iowa (KCAU) – A man was arrested on Thursday night for a robbery at the Hard Rock Casino parking lot in downtown Sioux City.
The Sioux City Police Department (SCPD) says that Robert Anderson, 26, of San Antonio, Texas, was arrested for first-degree robbery.
The SCPD said that around 10 p.m. Thursday, they were called to the Hard Rock Casino parking lot on 111 3rd Street for an armed robbery.
Authorities say the victim reported that Anderson approached the vehicle, displayed a firearm, and demanded the vehicle and money.
Police said that Anderson allegedly took an undisclosed amount of cash from the victim and fled the scene.
Officers were able to locate Anderson a short distance away.
Anderson is being held in the Woodbury County Jail and the bond is set for $80,000.
Mike Adams, Vice President of Operations at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Sioux City, released a statement saying:
“We are aware of the incident that was reported last night, and as a result of our surveillance and cooperation with the Sioux City Police Department were able to assist in apprehending the suspect. The safety of our guests and our team members are of the utmost importance to us which is why we have roaming patrols and offer security escorts should our guests request one.”