PA hotel clerk robbed at gunpoint

Published 2:34 pm Tuesday, October 6, 2015

Port Arthur Police are searching for a man who jumped over a counter at a local hotel and robbed the clerk at gunpoint late Monday night.

Officers were called to Three Rivers Inn and Suites, 2015 W. Texas 73 at about 11:35 p.m. Oct. 5. Police learned that a black male entered the business brandishing a handgun and threatening the clerk, according to a press release from PAPD.

A man identified as a supervisor at the hotel told the Port Arthur News he was not able to comment on the incident.

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The suspect was able to remove an undetermined amount of money from a cash drawer as well as stealing the clerk’s cell phone and his cash as well.

The suspect fled the area in a vehicle. No injuries were reported.


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