Springdale hotel robbery suspect identified

SPRINGDALE, OH (FOX19) - West Chester Police have issued a warrant for a man suspected in a Springdale hotel robbery.

Police say a suspect forced his way into to the office of the Tri-County Inn around 1:25 a.m. Monday, located at 10110 Princeton Glendale Rd.

Officers say the suspect demanded money from the clerk. A struggle ensued and the clerk was assaulted by the suspect.

Police say the clerk was able to fight off the suspect, who eventually fled the scene on foot.

Crimestoppers sent out some photos on Tuesday afternoon, asking the public to help them identify the man.

Shortly after that alert went out, a warrant was issued for Joseph J. Dugan for the crime. Police say Dugan is also wanted by Hamilton County for deception to obtain a dangerous drug.

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