UPDATE: Armed robber at large after incident at Augusta hotel

By: Staff Email
By: Staff Email
An armed robbery happened at the Microtel on Gordon Highway Tuesday morning. (WRDW-TV)

An armed robbery happened at the Microtel on Gordon Highway Tuesday morning. (WRDW-TV)

Tuesday, April 2, 2013

AUGUSTA, Ga. (WRDW) -- Deputies are investigating an armed robbery that happened at an Augusta hotel early Tuesday morning.

It happened around 12:45 a.m. at the Microtel Inn & Suites on the 2000 block of Gordon Highway.

Deputies say a man walked into the business, took an unknown amount of money and then left the scene.

Deputies describe the robber as a black male around 6 feet tall. He is said to have been wearing a white ski mask at the time of the robbery.

Deputies say no one was injured in the incident.

The man is still on the loose and deputies say they have no leads.

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