02 August 2022
Major Eugene J. Staniszewski
Troop A Commander


The Bureau of Criminal Investigation out of SP Machias are investigating an armed robbery at Seneca Gaming and Entertainment Oil Springs Casino in the town of Ischua.  The unidentified male suspect entered the casino on July 30, 2022 at approximately 10:55pm displaying what appeared to be a semi-automatic handgun and carrying a cloth shopping bag.  The suspect approached the cashier cage where he demanded money.  The suspect appeared to be an average build white male and approximately 5’9”.  He was wearing a camouflage shirt, hat, mask, dark sweatpants and black sneakers with white trim.  The suspect appeared to be wearing transparent gloves with the words LOVE either tattooed on his knuckles or drawn on the gloves.  The suspect left on foot with U.S. currency in the shopping bag, as well as a cashier drawer with additional U.S. currency. 

Anyone with information can contact NYSP at 585-344-6200

This is an active criminal investigation.

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