BUTLER TWP. — Butler Township police are seeking the public’s help in identifying a robbery suspect who held up the Comfort Inn on Miller Lane on Tuesday night.
The incident occurred around 11:40 p.m. when the suspect came into the business and asked for a room. According to the desk clerk on duty, the suspect acted as if he had a gun and then said he was carrying a weapon.
The suspect then jumped the counter, chased the employee into the laundry area, and stole the employee’s phone. The suspect fled on foot into the parking lot in an unknown direction.
The suspect is described as a dark-skinned male between five feet, five inches and five feet, nine inches tall with a medium build. He was wearing a red shirt, a blue flat-billed New York Yankees hat, black tennis shoes, and baggy, stone-washed blue jeans.
The incident remains under investigation.
Anyone with information is requested to contact the Butler Township Police Department at (937) 890-2671 or Crime Stoppers at (937) 222-STOP (7867).
Reach Darrell Wacker at 937-684-8983 or on Twitter @VandaliaDrummer.