Tampa Police Release Video of Armed Robbery at Hotel

01/05/16
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View video of the armed robbery taking place here on the Tampa Police Department's YouTube channel.

DATE/TIME: December 28, 2015 at 1:57 a.m.

LOCATION: Baymont Inn, 3001 University Center Drive, Tampa

SUSPECT DESCRIPTION 1: B/M, 18-20 yoa, 5'-6", Thin build, gray mask, tan long sleeve jacket, black pants

SUSPECT DESCRIPTION 2: B/M, 18-20 yoa, 5'-6", Thin build, dark hooded jacket, black and white shorts

DETAILS:

Tampa Police detectives are asking for the public's assistance in identifying two suspects who robbed a hotel clerk at gunpoint. The two suspects entered the Baymont Inn at approximately 1:57 a.m. wearing masks. One suspect pointed a handgun at the clerk and demanded money. The second suspect jumped over the counter and stole cash from a drawer. Both suspects fled out the front door.

Patrol units and plain-clothes officers arrived on scene and searched the area with assistance from a TPD helicopter. The suspects are still at large.

Crime Stoppers of Tampa Bay is offering a reward of up to $3,000 for information that leads to the identification and arrest of the unidentified suspects in this case. Anyone who has any information regarding this investigation and wants to be eligible for a cash reward is asked to contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-873-TIPS (8477), report anonymously online at www.crimestopperstb.com or send a mobile

tip using the P3 Tips Mobile application, which is a free download for iPhones and Droids. Crime Stoppers must be contacted first in order to be eligible for a cash reward.

Janelle McGregor

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