Jackson police seek suspect in hotel robbery

Friday, March 26, 2010

The Jackson Police Department is searching for a woman who assaulted an employee at Comfort Suites just before 1 a.m. Thursday and stole cash and a set of master keys, said Lt. Rodney Barnes in a news release.

The suspect entered the hotel at 2904 Old Orchard Road and requested a room. When the clerk said a room was available, the suspect asked to see it, Barnes said.

The employee reported she was assaulted by the suspect when she came from behind the front desk. The suspect told the employee she was armed and threatened to shoot her.

The clerk, Barnes said, was able to escape the attack and lock herself in a room.

Barnes suggests anyone with information on the robbery contact the police department at 243-3151.

Pertinent Address:

2904 Old Orchard Road, Jackson, MO

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