A man, brandishing a black handgun and wearing a Perry the Platypus hat, robbed the Travelodge, 105 Riverside Parkway, about 12:45 p.m. Wednesday, according to the Bibb County Sheriffs Office.
Witnesses haves said a light-skinned black man with very long dreadlocks came in asking for room rates. He then brandished the gun and demanded money, according to a sheriffs office news release.
He walked out of the hotel with an undisclosed amount of cash and was last seen in the Hooters restaurant parking lot, according to the release.
The gunman is described as being between 5 feet 6 inches and 5 feet 7 inches tall and weighing about 150 pounds. He was last seen wearing sunglasses, a light blue Aeropostale jacket with white embroidered writing, blue jeans and a light blue and orange Perry the Platypus hat with cartoon eyes on the front, according to the release.
Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call the sheriffs office at 478-746-9441 or Macon Regional CrimeStoppers at 877-68CRIME.