Amarillo Police search for robbery suspect

The Amarillo Police Department is asking for the publics help in locating a robbery suspect.

It happened Saturday night just before midnight when officers were called out to the Red Roof Inn at 1620 East I-40 on a reported robbery. On arrival, officers learned that an unknown white or hispanic male entered the front lobby of the motel and approached the front counter. He placed his hand inside his jacket and ordered the clerk to give him the money. No weapon was ever seen. Police said the suspect left the motel running west on foot with an undisclosed amount of money. No vehicle was seen. No one was hurt.

Police said the suspect is described as 20 to 25 years old. 5'8" or 5'10" tall, 170 to 180 pounds. He was last seen wearing a blue ski mask, blue jacket, and faded black jeans. He was also reported to be wearing cotton type gloves.

If you have any information about this robbery or suspect, you're asked to call Amarillo Police at 378-3038 or Amarillo Crime Stoppers at 374-4400.