APD investigates armed robbery at La Kiva Motel

Amarillo Police Department searches for the suspect involved in the La Kiva Motel armed robbery on March 8.

The Amarillo Police Department is investigating an armed robbery that took place on March 8 at the La Kiva Motel, 2501 E. I-40.

The suspect entered the motel area carrying what's presumed to be a tire iron. He's described as a white male, 6'2" or taller, weighing approximately 300 pounds with a shaved head. He was wearing a dark colored long sleeve shirt or sweater over a light colored shirt, jeans and white shoes.

When he entered the motel, he demanded money from the motel employee. He removed the cash drawer and the money from the register and walked north through the motel. There were no injuries reported, and no arrests were made.

The suspect was seen getting into a small black car, described as either a Toyota or Kia. He was last seen on the westbound I-40 frontage road.

If you have information about the identity of this suspect, call the Amarillo Police Department or Amarillo Crime Stoppers at 806-374-4400.