Police release photographs of hotel robbery suspect

Tuesday, January 22, 2008 | 1:13 p.m. CST; updated 10:07 a.m. CDT, Tuesday, July 22, 2008
Columbia police released this photograph of a man suspected of robbing Stoney Creek Inn early Monday morning.

COLUMBIA — Police released a photograph today of a man suspected of robbing Stoney Creek Inn.

Police responded to the hotel just before 2 a.m. Monday, said Columbia police Sgt. Michael Maynard. The clerk, a 26-year-old Columbia woman, told investigators a man jumped over the counter and grabbed money from the cash register. She tried to stop him, but he pushed her away and fled the scene on foot.


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The victim described the suspect as a white male in his 20s, between 6 feet and 6 feet 2 inches tall. He wore a tan baseball cap, a tan three-quarter-length winter coat, blue jeans, white socks, black shoes and a plaid scarf.

Anyone with information can call CrimeStoppers at 875-8477.

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