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Meridian police search for suspect in armed robbery of hotel

Police are looking for a suspect in an armed robbery of the La Quinta Inn on the 800 block of South Allen in Meridian Saturday morning.

Meridian Police responded to a report of armed robbery around 3:10 a.m., and witnesses said the suspect had already fled the scene.

Witnesses told police a man threatened a clerk with a handgun and demanded cash.

The suspect was described as a dark skinned white or Hispanic male, around 5 feet 10 inches and athletic. He was reportedly wearing a red bandanna, red sweatshirt, black shorts and a baseball cap, according to Meridian Police Department.

If anyone has information on the incident or suspect, they are urged to call police at 208-846-7351.