Hampton Police investigating robbery at Red Roof Inn

Posted at 11:42 AM, Mar 09, 2015
and last updated 2015-03-09 11:44:27-04

Hampton, Va. – Hampton Police are looking for a person in connection to a business robbery that occurred on January 22nd in the 1900 block of Coliseum Drive.

Robbery PhotoOfficers responded to the Red Roof Inn at 10:11 p.m. in reference to a robbery complaint. The investigation revealed a man entered the business, displayed a firearm and demanded money. He took an undisclosed amount of money and then fled.

When the robbery occurred, there were no patron inside and the employee was not injured.

The man is described as a black male with a light complexion, approximately 5’6” to 5’8” and a medium build. He was last seen wearing a black hooded sweatshirt, black pants, a blue baseball hat with a black brim and a black and white logo on the front. He was also wearing a mask covering the lower half of his face.

Anyone with information that will assist police is encouraged to contact the Hampton Police Division at 727-6111 or the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP.