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Police nab Aliante sportsbook robber

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Michael McDonald (Source: NLVPD) Michael McDonald (Source: NLVPD)

North Las Vegas Police caught a man who robbed the Aliante Casino's sportsbook Thursday. 

NLVPD said the man demanded money with a note at the sportsbook at about 3:30 p.m. He left the building with $7,400. Aliante staff sounded an alarm, alerting police. 

Officers found the man, identified as 39-year-old Michael McDonald,  just off of the property, recovered the money and arrested him.

McDonald did not have a weapon at the time of the incident and nobody was injured, police said. 

He was booked at the Las Vegas City Jail for robbery and possession of narcotics. 

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