Armed robber hits Henrico hotel

Posted at 12:04 PM, Sep 21, 2013
and last updated 2013-09-22 13:07:43-04

HENRICO COUNTY, Va. (WTVR) – Henrico Police were called to the scene of a commercial robbery late Friday night.

It happened between 10:30 and 11 p.m. on the 1500 block of Eastridge Road at the Howard Johnson.

Officials described the suspect as a 5 foot 7 to 5 foot 8 black male, between 25 and 30 years old with an average build.  They said his face was partially covered and had a handgun.

Police said he entered the hotel and demanded money from the victim.  The suspect then fled the scene.

There were no injuries reported.