NEW: Holiday Inn Express in West Palm robbed; police seek to ID man in video


The West Palm Beach Police Department is asking for help identifying a man suspected in an armed robbery of the Holiday Inn Express on 45th Street near Interstate 95 on Sunday. 

 

Police say the man entered the hotel at about 10:45 p.m. and robbed the business at gunpoint. 

Surveillance-camera footage from the robbery shows the man talking with the front-desk employee at the hotel, who is blurred in the video released by West Palm Beach police. The footage then shows the man casually leaning over the counter while pointing a gun at the clerk. 

The hotel clerk can be seen in the video handing the suspect several stacks of cash. The man then flees from the hotel. 

A spokesman for the police department would not disclose how much money was taken during the robbery. 

Police ask that anyone with information regarding the robbery contact Crime Stoppers of Palm Beach County at 800-458-TIPS (8477) or Detective Ryan Brust at 561-822-1825. 


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