FBI searching for suspects in robbery at Mazatzal

FBI searching for suspects in robbery at Mazatzal


Security camera footage shows suspects in a Payson robbery.

The FBI and Arizona law enforcement partners are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying two violent casino robbers.

On July 17, 2018, at approximately 12:25 a.m., two males dressed completely in black and wearing hoods and masks entered the Mazatzal Casino (mile marker 251, Highway 87) on the Tonto Apache Indian Reservation by Payson, Arizona.

The subjects, brandishing a long gun and pistols, fired rounds inside the casino and threatened casino employees. No one was injured. The subjects are believed to have fled the casino and crossed Highway 87 to a waiting vehicle.

The suspects are both approximately 5’10” and average build.

The FBI is offering a reward of up to $5,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of these individuals.

If anyone has any information regarding the identity of the suspects, please contact the FBI at 623-466-1999, or submit a tip online at tips.fbi.gov.

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