Tampa police search for suspect who robbed motel at gunpoint

Tampa police are searching for a man they say robbed a local motel at gunpoint before bolting last week. 

According to TPD, just after 10 p.m. on Tuesday, July 2, officers responded to the Econolodge motel at 4732 N Dale Mabry Hwy for reports of an armed robbery.

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Police said they threatened the clerk with a firearm and demanded money from the cash register. The suspect then ran out of the motel after taking the money. No one was hurt in the process.

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Photo courtesy: Tampa Police Department

As seen in a video, the suspect appears to be a white man, wearing a maroon and white baseball hat with a red shirt and multi-colored shorts. 

Detectives ask anyone who may have information that could help identify the suspect to call TPD at 813-231-6130.