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Pair sought after trying to rob two people at East Amarillo motel

Amarillo police are searching for two suspects after they tried to rob two people at a motel in East Amarillo early Wednesday morning. (File photo)

Amarillo police are searching for two suspects after they tried to rob two people at a motel in East Amarillo early Wednesday morning.

The Amarillo Police Department said officers were sent to the Silver Spur Motel at 4011 Amarillo Blvd. East just after a.m. on an attempted robbery.

Police said the two victims heard a knock on their door and when they answered it, two male suspects tried to push their way into the room. One of the victims was able to close the door on the suspects, one of which had a gun in their hand. The gun went off as the door was closed on him and the bullet struck the ceiling in the motel room.

According to APD, the first suspect is described as being about 5'7" tall with a thin build. He was wearing a jacket and sunglasses.

The second suspect, police said, is described as being 5'10" tall with a thin build. He was wearing all black.

Police said both suspects had their faces covered.

Anyone with information on this crime is asked to contact the APD or Amarillo Crime Stoppers at (806)-374-4400 or click here to submit an anonymous online tip.


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