NEWPORT NEWS-- Newport News police released surveillance video Friday of a suspect they say robbed the Point Plaza Inn Hotel.
Police say the suspect entered the hotel located at 950 J Clyde Morris Blvd. around 4 a.m.
The clerk says the man handed over a note announcing the robbery and demanded cash. The suspect took the money and told her not to move or she would be shot.
Police say the suspect is a black male between 25 and 35 years old. Police believe he is 6 feet tall and weighs between 160 and 190 pounds. He was wearing a gray hooded sweatshirt, glasses with yellow lenses and black jeans.
The suspect drove away in a silver-colored vehicle.
Anyone with information can call the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP.