Elizabeth City police search for hotel robber

Posted at 4:18 PM, Jun 09, 2015
and last updated 2015-06-09 16:18:36-04

Elizabeth City, NC – Elizabeth City police responded to an armed robbery in the early-morning hours of Saturday, June 6 at a Best Western hotel on Halstead Blvd.

The hotel staff described the assailant as a black male, approximately 6′-6’2″ tall and 225-250 pounds. The man was wearing a black t-shirt, black jeans, black shoes, and a black piece of clothing covering his face.

The suspect entered the hotel bearing a multi-tool type knife and demanded money, taking an unknown amount of cash from the register and fleeing on foot.

There were no injuries to the hotel staff or any guests.

Officers at the scene were unable to identify the robber.

Anyone with information about this crime is encouraged to contact the Elizabeth City Police Department at 252-335-4321 or the CrimeLine at 252-335-5555.

-Ryan DeLucie