Surveillance pictures of hotel robbery suspect released

Lexington Police hope some newly released surveillance pictures will help them arrest the person behind a hotel robbery.

The robbery happened April 18 at the Red Roof Inn on Wilhite Drive. That's just off Nicholasville Road.

Witnesses told police a man came into the hotel's lobby, pointed a gun at the clerk, and demanded money.

Police say the clerk then pointed the suspect to the cash box. The robber ran off after getting an undisclosed amount of money.

Police say the suspect is a white man in his late 20's or early 30's. He was wearing a blue and white jacket with a front zipper, dark jeans, black gloves, and a ski mask.

Anyone with information about this robbery is asked to call Lexington Police at 859-258-3600, the Personal Crimes Section at 859-258-3700, or Bluegrass Crime Stoppers at 859-253-2020.

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