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Dual Highway hotel robbed at gunpoint

October 12, 2009

HAGERSTOWN -- Police are looking for a man who robbed the Econo Lodge hotel at 1101 Dual Highway at gunpoint Sunday night, the Hagerstown Police Department said in a news release.

The robbery took place at 10:32 p.m., the release said.

A white male entered the hotel lobby, displayed a handgun and demanded money from the clerk. He took an undetermined amount of money and fled in an unknown direction, police said.

The man was shirtless, and wore dark shorts and a ball cap, police said.

A Maryland State Police K-9 unit searched an area south of the hotel, but the man could not be located.

The robbery was captured on the hotel's video system and police are reviewing that footage, the release said.


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