Suspect sought in hotel armed robbery


LINCOLN, Ill. (WAND) – Police in Lincoln are investigating an armed robbery from Thursday morning.

Officers were called out to the Super 8 Hotel in the 2800 block of Woodlawn Road around 5:30 a.m. for the report of an armed robbery.

A suspect displayed a handgun and was able to get away with cash. Police say the suspect also stole a white Chrysler 300 from the parking lot. The car has since been recovered.

The suspect was described as a black male with a medium build and was about 5 feet 10 inches to 6 feet tall. He was wearing dark clothing, black boots, a dark puffy vest and a black mask covering his face.

Police are still looking for a suspect. Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 732-3000. 

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