Masked man brandishing large stick attempts Bibb motel robbery

A masked man brandishing a large stick tried to rob Motel 6, 4991 Harrison Road, at 1 p.m. Thursday, according to the Bibb County Sheriff’s Office.

Witnesses told deputies the man jumped on top of a counter in the hotel office area. The manager, who was behind the counter, ran out a rear door, according to a news release.

The masked man fled and was last seen headed south on Harrison Road toward Eisenhower Parkway. He is described as a black man in his 40s with a medium build and standing about 6 feet tall. He was last seen wearing a dark T-shirt and blue jeans, according to the release.

Anyone with information is asked to call the sheriff’s office at 746-9441 or Macon Regional CrimeStoppers at (877) 68-CRIME.