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Armed Suspect Robs Delaware Hotel

Embassy Suites

NEWARK, Del. (CBS) – Police in Delaware are searching for an armed suspect who robbed a hotel this past weekend.

The robbery happened at about 3 a.m. Saturday at the Embassy Suites Hotel located at 654 South College Avenue in Newark.

According to investigators, the suspect entered the lobby while the clerk was in a back room. When the clerk exited the back room, she observed the suspect behind the counter removing cash from the register.

When confronted, the suspect raised his shirt to display a black handgun in his waistband. The suspect then fled the hotel lobby with an undisclosed amount of cash.

The suspect is described as an unknown race male, 6′ tall with an average build. He was wearing black sneakers, dark colored jeans, a black hooded sweatshirt and a black ski mask covering his face.

Anyone with information is urged to call 302-366-7110 ext. 132 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333.

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