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Empire City Casino security guards hit with assault lawsuit

By December 28, 2017Articles

Security agents at Empire City Casino in Yonkers are accused in a lawsuit of illegally detaining and assaulting a New York City man.

Timothy Harris of Manhattan seeks $1 million in damages in his Dec. 19 papers filed in the state Supreme Court.

Harris alleged that he was verbally assaulted and physically restricted around midnight on Dec. 19, 2016 while he was attempting to leave the casino at 810 Yonkers Ave.

According to Harris’ court filings, he was with friends on his way out of the casino when a security guard asked for his identification.

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