MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — St. Cloud police say they are investigating after two men robbed an America’s Best Value Inn and Suites late Sunday night.
According to police, officers responded to a report at 11:40 p.m. of an armed robbery at the motel, located on the 500 block of Highway 10 South.
There, police say a suspect entered the business, confronted a 24-year-old male employee, pointed a black handgun at him and demanded money. The suspect then took an undisclosed amount of cash and left.
Police say video surveillance also showed a second suspect entering the store before the robbery and propping a back door open where the first suspect eventually entered.
The first suspect is described as a 6-foot black man in his mid-20s to mid-30s, 180 pounds wearing a dark gray hooded sweatshirt, dark baggie jeans, black shoes and a black bandana covering his face. The second suspect is described as a white man in his mid-20s wearing jeans, a black T-shirt and a black cap.
A search for the suspects ensued after the robbery, but was unsuccessful.
The victim was not injured and there were no other employees or guest in the area during the robbery.
Anyone with information regarding the above incident is urged to contact the St. Cloud Police Department at 320 -251-1200, or Tri-County Crime Stoppers at 320-255-1301, 1-800-255-1301, or at www.tricountycrimestoppers.org.