St Petersburg Police Searching for Armed Robbery Suspect
St. Petersburg Police are working to identify a man who robbed a hotel clerk at gunpoint on Sunday, July 23, 2017 shortly after 8 p.m.
Surveillance video at the Extended Stay Hotel (2311 Ulmerton Road in St. Petersburg) captured the un-masked suspect asking her about room rates. He then waited in the lobby as the clerk spoke to another customer.
After the customer left, he pointed a gun at her and forced her to fill a grocery bag with money from the cash register. When she finished, he made her lie face down on the ground before leaving the hotel on foot.
Anyone with information regarding this case, who wishes to remain anonymous and eligible for a reward of up to $3,000, can contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-873-TIPS or www.crimestoppersofpinellas.