Crime

Bibb County motel robbed

The Bibb County Sheriff’s Office is investigating an armed robbery at Value Place Hotel, 4949 Harrison Road.

Just before 11:15 a.m. Tuesday, a man entered the hotel, displayed a handgun and demanded cash, according to a news release.

The man forced the clerk into another room and left with an undisclosed amount of cash, according to the news release.

The suspect is described as a black male in his early 20s, about 6 feet tall, weighing 200 pounds. At the time of the robbery, he wore a tan Carhartt brand jacket, dark jeans and dark tennis shoes, the news release states. Investigators believe he had a white male accomplice who drove a red minivan.

Anyone with information on this case is asked to contact the Bibb County Sheriff’s Office at (478) 746-9441 or Macon Regional CrimeStoppers at (877) 68-CRIME.— Jennifer Burk

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