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Econo Lodge on Dual Highway robbed at gunpoint

April 12, 2011

HAGERSTOWN — Police are looking for a man who robbed the Econo Lodge hotel at 1101 Dual Highway late Monday night, Hagerstown police said in a news release.

At about 11:42 p.m., a man entered the hotel and asked to use the restroom, according to the release. After using the restroom, he approached the desk clerk and brandished a handgun.

The clerk handed the man an undisclosed amount of money, and the man fled through the front door, the release said.

No one was injured in the incident, police said.

The man was described as being white, in his 20s, standing 5 feet, 10 inches tall, weighing 180 pounds and wearing a black jacket and ball cap.

Anyone with information about the robbery is asked to contact Hagerstown police at 301-790-3700.

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