Boise Police responded to a robbery at a hotel in the 2300 block of Airport Way that officers believe was committed by the same person responsible for a string of other armed robberies.
The suspect in the robbery, which occurred around 3:20 p.m., is described as a thin, black male in his late-teens or early-20s, wearing dark clothing.
It is the same man police believe is responsible for four other Boise armed robberies and one Nampa robbery. The businesses robbed ranged from a convenience store to a Game Stop store.
The suspected robberies occurred in the following order:
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Monday: Hotel in the 2300 block of Airport Way robbed at gunpoint.
March 8: Business on West Fairview Avenue, near North Five Mile Road, robbed at gunpoint.
Feb. 24: Game Stop, in the 2000 block of 12th Avenue in Nampa, robbed at gunpoint.
Feb. 21: The Human Bean, at 2100 S. Broadway Ave., robbed at gunpoint.
Feb. 20: Two Boise businesses robbed within 10 minutes.
- At 8:15 a.m., a Jacksons Food Store, at 897 S. Cole Road, robbed at gunpoint.
- At 8:25 a.m., a business near the intersection of Cole Road and Emerald Street robbed at gunpoint.
Anyone with information on the suspected robber is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 208-343-COPS or leave a tip at 343cops.com. Callers may remain anonymous.
A reward of up to $1,000 is offered by Crime Stoppers for information leading to an arrest.
Ruth Brown: 208-377-6207, @RuthBrownNews