Robber Vaults Clerk's Desk at Hotel Avyan Near Lafayette Square

Police are actively searching for the suspect

Brett Blume
January 31, 2019 - 10:59 am

Photos supplied/St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department

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ST. LOUIS, Mo. (KMOX) — Police are looking for help to track down a man who robbed a St. Louis hotel over the weekend.

The man entered Hotel  Avyan at Lafayette and Jefferson just before noon Saturday and jumped over the front desk, armed with a handgun.

He ran off after taking money from the register.

Here's the description St. Louis Metropolitan Police provided: Unknown Black Male, 30s, 5’4”, thin build, medium complexion, tattoos on neck and chest area, wearing a black skull cap, sunglasses, light tan/brown coat, light tan/brown pants, and black shoes

Anyone with information about the hold-up is asked to call St. Louis police or CrimeStoppers.