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Security Alert for Harrah's

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Security Alert for Harrah's

This past weekend, two friends were burglarized of their clothing, which contained their wallets. The theft occurred around 5-10 am Saturday morning. Both individuals were ASLEEP in their room on the 20th floor while this invasion occurred.

Our friends learned of the crime when security officials called their room to notify them of the found property. Their pants and shorts were located somewhere downstairs. It is unknown as to how many suspects may be involved. Several hundred dollars in cash were stolen. The wallets, IDs and clothing were left behind.

A report was made with hotel security, and our friends were advised to check back in 72 hours; not helpful as they were leaving the following day.

This was a very brazen invasion, one can only suspect that the individual(s) were probably armed to enter a room with the tv and lights on.

How they entered the room is another serious question. There are two plausible methods: First, the door did not fully secure; second, access was gained by the use of a master electronic key (like the ones that housekeeping uses).

SO, please use the interior door latches, dead bolts and safes!

Edited: 17 May 2011, 18:43
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1. Re: Security Alert for Harrah's

Maybe we will have to start paying a resort fee for the doors to latch properly.

Probably the same people that stole that woman's purse.

Tempe, AZ
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2. Re: Security Alert for Harrah's

Hide your kids, hide your wife....

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3. Re: Security Alert for Harrah's

Good points! I would consider putting your valuables and money in the safe as soon as you arrive. As for the deadbolt, that goes without saying. People are on holidays and forget some of the basics. Thanks for the reminder and sharing this story.

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4. Re: Security Alert for Harrah's

Here we go again!!

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5. Re: Security Alert for Harrah's

It's called passing out after solicitation.

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6. Re: Security Alert for Harrah's

LOL, nice first post...thanks for the heads up =)

Bob again? lol

Edited: 17 May 2011, 18:49
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7. Re: Security Alert for Harrah's

It's Ground Hog Day all over AGAIN.

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8. Re: Security Alert for Harrah's

Use common sense. That's all you can do. Unfortunately stuff happens sometimes.

I'm glad your friends weren't injured.

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9. Re: Security Alert for Harrah's

I always thought my wife was a security nut but when we're in a hotel she usually puts a chair against the door and something on the chair that will fall off with a loud noise. if that won't wake you, then your dead, drunk or drugged..

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10. Re: Security Alert for Harrah's

Interesting two episodes at Harrahs. Sounds like a disgruntled employee posting to take business away.

Edited: 17 May 2011, 18:59