Elizabeth City Police looking for Econo Lodge robbery suspects

Posted at 11:34 AM, Jan 09, 2015
and last updated 2015-01-09 11:34:25-05

Elizabeth City, Va. – Elizabeth City Police are looking for two men involved in a robbery at an Econo Lodge hotel early Christmas morning.

Police say they responded to the hotel, located at 510 South Hughes Boulevard, around 6:0 a.m.

Officers were told that at approximately 5:22 a.m., two black males entered the lobby and demanded money from the clerk. After one of the men removed money from the register, both exited through the front door and ran towards the Eagle Mart BP station.

One male was described as being approximately 5`6″-5`8″ tall, wearing a grey hoodie, no gloves, no mask, and an unknown pair of pants, and shoes. The second suspect was approximately 6`01″-6`3″, wearing a brown South Pole hoodie, and an unknown pair of pants, and shoes. Both males had black goatees and beards.

The Elizabeth City Police Department urges anyone with information pertaining to robbery to contact Detective Bray at the Elizabeth City Police Department at (252) 335-4321 or the Elizabeth City Crime Line at (252) 335-5555.