Armed robbery reported at Annapolis hotel

Anne Arundel police responded Saturday night to a Holiday Inn Express hotel in Annapolis for a report of an armed robbery.

At about 8 p.m., officers from the southern district arrived at the hotel, at 2451 Riva Road, and were told that a man in his late twenties or early thirties had entered the hotel, displayed a handgun and demanded money from the clerk, police said. The clerk gave the money to the man, who then fled, police said.

Police said that county officers and an Annapolis City K-9 unit searched the area but were unable to find the suspect. The man was described as wearing a yellow baseball hat, a black "Star Wars" T-shirt, and tan or khaki-colored shorts, police said.

Anyone with information is urged to contact the Metro Crime Stoppers hotline at 1-866-7LOCKUP.

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