Police search for suspects who robbed Roadway Inn at gunpoint

11:19 AM, Sep 28, 2013   |    comments
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Sarasota, Florida -- Sarasota Police Detectives are investigating an armed robbery that occurred Friday evening at the Roadway Inn. 

The suspects entered the Roadway Inn, located at 5000 N. Tamiami Trail, around 10:55 p.m. on September 27. They confronted the clerk with a handgun and demanded money. The suspects then shoved the clerk to the ground and one of the men jumped the counter and grabbed an undisclosed amount of money from the drawer.  

The two men fled the area although it is unknown if they left by foot or by car. Both perpetrators are described as:

  • Black males, in their 20's
  • Between 5'8" ad 5'10"
  • One was wearing a green shirt and blue jeans the other was wearing a white long-sleeved shirt with blue jeans
  • They wore towels over their heads and faces to conceal their identities.  
The clerk sustained only minor injuries and there are no suspects at this time.

Anyone with information is encouraged to call Det. M. Jackson  at 941-954-7070 or leave an anonymous tip with Crime Stoppers by calling 941-366-TIPS (8477) or online at www.sarasotacrimestoppers.com

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