Police Search For Motel Robber
[Surveillance photo courtesy LaPorte County Sheriff’s Dept.]
February 24, 2014 — Lakeshore Public Media staff–
LaPorte County Sheriff’s officers are asking for public help in identifying a person who robbed the clerk at the Dunes Inn in Michigan City.
Major John Boyd says a woman walked into the motel lobby yesterday and inquired about renting a room. She reportedly left, then returned a few minutes later and handed the clerk a note that demanded money. An undisclosed amount of cash was provided to the suspect and she was seen leaving in a tan or light colored Honda that was driven by another person.
Surveillance video show she is a tall while female, wearing eye glasses. She was also wearing a bright red winter coat with a fur lined hood that was pulled up over her head.
Anyone with information about this robbery is asked to contact the La Porte County Sheriff’s Office Detective Bureau at (219) 879-3530 or (219) 326-7700.