DETROIT (WWJ) – Police in Detroit are trying to identify a man who was caught on camera robbing a hotel on the east side.

The incident happened around 6:10 a.m. on Tuesday, September 5 at the Comfort Inn Hotel in the 1900 block of East Jefferson, near St. Aubin Street.

According to police, the suspect walked into the hotel and approached the front counter. After a brief conversation with the female employee, he demanded money from the drawer.

A weapon was not seen, but police say the suspect implied that he had one.

After getting an undisclosed amount of cash, the suspect fled the scene on foot.

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Suspect wanted in Detroit hotel robbery (police handout)

The suspect is described as a black male, approximately 35-years-old, 5’9″ to 6’1″ tall and 200 lbs. He was last seen wearing a black baseball cap, gray hooded sweatshirt and black pants.

Anyone who recognizes the suspect or who has any other information is asked to contact police at 313-596-5733 or call Crime Stoppers at 1-800- SPEAK-UP.


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