Suspect robs Laurel County Hotel, holds desk clerk at knife-point

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LAUREL COUNTY, Ky. (WYMT)- The Laurel County Sheriff’s office is investigating an armed robbery.

Officials at the Sheriff’s office said the robbery occurred at Quality Inn Hotel off Adams Road around 2:30 a.m. Saturday morning.

The hotel is about 10 miles South of London.

Investigators believe a suspect, acting alone, entered the hotel lobby and jumped over the front counter with a knife.

He then took money from the cash register.

Officials say he forced the person at the front desk into the breakfast area of the hotel while threatening him.

Officials say the suspect left the hotel and has not yet been located.

The suspect is described as a white male, around 5’10” and close to 150 pounds. He was wearing camo gloves, coveralls, and a bandanna.

If you have any information on where he may be you are asked to contact the Laurel County Sheriff’s Office.



 
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