A patron at the EconoLodge motel in Elkridge was robbed Sunday night as he walked through the parking lot, county police said.
A man armed with a handgun approached the patron about 8:30 p.m. as he headed toward his room at the motel in the 5800 block of Washington Blvd., police said.
The gunman took an undisclosed amount of cash, fled across the parking lot and drove away in an older-model four-door sedan, police said.
The robber was described as a black male about 25 years old, 5 feet 8 inches tall and 160 pounds.
Police said yesterday they had not made any arrests.