Guy walks into Hampton Inn, jumps the counter and robs the place

Posted at 2:36 PM, Feb 23, 2015
and last updated 2015-02-23 14:36:55-05

ashland robbery 1ASHLAND, Va. – The Ashland Police Department are looking for the male who robbed the Hampton Inn.

He entered the hotel located in the 700 block of England Street, displayed a black handgun and jumped the counter, taking cash from the cash drawer, according to police.

The crime occurred around 11:30 pm on Thursday, Feb. 19. The suspect put the money into a dark colored book bag and fled in a light colored SUV, possibly a mid to late 1990s GM model, police said.

The suspect is described as a black male, about 5’8” tall, 160 lbs and was dressed in a dark jacket and dark pants.

Anyone with information relating to this case should contact the Ashland Police Department at (804) 412-0600 or Crime Stoppers at (804) 780-1000