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Man robbed at Maryland Live Casino

It seems for those looking to rob someone, Maryland Live Casino in Anne Arundel County is becoming an easy-pickings spot.

The latest culprits are three men police are looking for after they allegedly tampered with cars in the casino’s valet parking lot. Around 2 a.m. Saturday, police said a 46-year-old Pasadena man who was sleeping in his car at the casino’s parking lot was approached by three men. One of the men hit him, the man told police, while another of the robbers took his wallet.

All three suspects fled toward the nearby movie theater. Officers searched the area and caught one of them. Steven Biko White, 24 of Northeast Washington was charged with robbery, second-degree assault and theft.

Police issued a warrant for another man — Orlando James Jr., 22, of Northeast Washington — and are looking for a third man.

There have been several other incidents of gamblers at the Hanover casino being robbed.

Steven Biko White (Anne Arundel County Police)

In April, a 28-year-old Temple Hills man was charged with two counts of armed robbery in connection with a robbery at the casino’s parking garage. He allegedly approached a man who was sitting in a car in a parking garage after leaving the casino, showed a gun and demanded money.

A robber tried to take a 71-year-old woman’s purse at knifepoint as she left the casino in July 2013.

Anyone with information is asked to call Anne Arundel County Police at 410-222-6155.

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Dana Hedgpeth is a Post reporter, working the early morning, reporting on traffic, crime and other local issues.

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