By CBS3 Staff

CHESTER, Pa. (CBS) – A crafty thief managed to steal $24,000 from Harrah’s Casino in Chester. It happened around 12:15 a.m. Tuesday.

Police say the suspect asked an employee if he could use the phone.

The employee was counting money, then turned away for a brief moment. That’s when investigators say the thief grabbed the cash and took off.

Police are searching for the suspect.

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