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Armed Robbers Make Off with Cash from Pennsylvania OTB

27 January 2003

MOON, Pennsylvania – As reported by the Thoroughbred Times: ``Three armed robbers stole an undisclosed amount of cash early Saturday morning from an off-track betting parlor in Moon, Pennsylvania, operated by Magna Entertainment Corp.'s The Meadows Standardbred racetrack.

``No arrests had been made in the robbery as of Saturday night, according to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Police declined to say how much money was stolen.

``Investigators said the robbers confronted a janitor emptying the trash at about 4:30 a.m. EST to gain entry in the facility, then confronted two other janitors inside. The robbers put pillowcases over the janitors' heads, bound their hands and feet, and stuck them in a walk-in freezer…"

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