Camera catches suspect robbing hotel at gunpoint

By Nikki Henderson | nhenderson@ktalnews.tv

Published 05/07 2014 02:28PM

Updated 05/07 2014 02:36PM

Police are on the lookout for an armed man who held up a Shreveport hotel.

The robbery happened back on April 24 at the Howard Johnson on Financial Plaza.

The suspect entered the hotel carrying a black semi-automatic handgun, walked behind the counter and demanded the key to the hotel safe.  He then fled after taking an undisclosed amount of cash.

The suspect was described as tall, wearing a black hoodie and a lime green safety vest.

You can view the suspect on surveillance video by clicking this link http://youtu.be/IWef1v34Epk.

A $500 reward is being offered in this case.  Anyone with information regarding the identity of the suspect is urged to contact Crime Stoppers at (318) 673-7373.

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