Armed robbery at Carmen Road motel

Rotterdam police are searching for a man who robbed the Super 8 Motel on Carmen Road at gunpoint on Wednesday, Jan. 2.

Police received a call from the motel's clerk at 10:04 p.m., who reported the robbery. According to police, the clerk said that the masked man who robbed her carried a shotgun. The clerk described the man as being approximately 5'6''. She said he wore a gray sweatshirt and a skeleton mask at the time of the incident.

The clerk was unharmed.

When police arrived on the scene they were able to determine which way the robber exited the motel, but were unable to locate the suspect after a search that utilized a canine unit.

At this time, police are unsure how much money the man got away with.

Police said they are looking for the help from other potential witnesses. To provide information regarding this case call the Rotterdam police tip line at 355-7397.


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