Armed robbers hit racetrack near Queens casino, report

A Bronx man watched his 88-year-old victim count $1,000 in casino winnings before stalking him across Queens, wrestling him the ground and stealing the cash, prosecutors said Saturday. Gregory Hillman The robbery comes a week after Resorts said it made more in slot machine revenue in the month of May than any other casino in the county, raking in $57.5 million. An employee at Aqueduct says a weekend heist was an inside job, telling The Post that the robbers knew exactly where to be to pull off their $250k racetrack robbery. New York’s Aqueduct Racetrack was the site of a brazen late-night robbery of more than $250,000 by two bandits wearing protective surgical masks Saturday. The Aqueduct Racetrack and the adjacent casino have been targeted by thieves for decades. In 2012, prosecutors said a Queens man stole $63,000 after handing a cashier a note demanding money; he aqueduct racetrack results: aqueduct horse racing: aqueduct racetrack new york: aqueduct racetrack news: aqueduct racetrack robbery: is aqueduct racetrack closing: resorts casino at aqueduct racetrack: aqueduct racetrack queens ny STATEN ISLAND, N.Y.-- Two suspects wearing surgical masks made off with an estimated $250,000 from Aqueduct Racetrack in Queens in an armed robbery late Saturday night, according to a New York Armed Robbery: $270,000 In Cash Stolen Saturday Night At Aqueduct Armed robbers made off with about $270,000 in cash on Saturday night at Aqueduct Racetrack, police told the New York Daily News . Three NYRA employees, including an unarmed security guard, were moving the cash when they were approached by two men wearing surgical masks at 10:58 p.m. A police spokeswoman told The Post that the two robbers wore surgical masks and that the robbery occurred at the racetrack, not at the adjacent Resorts World Casino, which was open at the time. “I was working upstairs when it happened. I didn’t see it,” the employee told The Post. “But I heard he stole a lot of money.” Cops were swarming at the track early Sunday, inside Aqueduct’s Two guys cleaned up big at Aqueduct Saturday night — robbing the Queens racetrack at gunpoint and making off with as much as a quarter-million dollars. The brazen bandits, who were being soug…

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