Masked gunman robs Deerfield Township hotel

DEERFIELD TOWNSHIP, OH (FOX19) - Police are looking for a suspect who robbed a hotel in Deerfield Township.

The LaQuinta Inn on Escort Drive was robbed just before 5 a.m. on Friday.

The night clerk told police that a masked man robbed the front desk at gunpoint and fled out the front door. A canine and other information led investigators to believe that the suspect fled across Escort Drive and into a getaway vehicle that was leaving the Home Depot parking lot.

The suspect is described as being between 5'10" and 6' tall and about 160 to 170 pounds. He was completely dressed in black clothing with a black cloth covering his face. He was armed with a dark-colored hand gun.

According to the Warren County Sheriff's Office, the suspect removed cash from the desk cash drawer. There were no injuries in the robbery.

Anyone with information should call Crimestoppers at 513-352-3040.

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