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Sarasota News Leader October 4, 2013 Page 84 ARMED ROBBERY REPORTED AT ROADWAY INN IN SARASOTA Sarasota Police detectives are searching for suspects in an armed robbery that was reported just before 11 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 27, at the Roadway Inn, located at 5000 N. Tamiami Trail in Sarasota, the department has announced. Both perpetrators were described as black males in their 20s, between 5 feet 8 inches and 5 feet 10 inches tall, the release notes. One was reported to be wearing a green shirt and blue jeans, while the other was described as wearing a white long-sleeved shirt and blue jeans. "They wore towels over their heads and faces to conceal their identities," the release says. Two men entered the motel and confronted the clerk with a handgun, a news release says. They shoved the clerk to the ground; then, one of the men jumped over the counter and grabbed an undisclosed amount of money from the cash drawer, the release adds. The clerk Anyone with information is encouraged to call Det. M. Jackson at 954-7070, leave an sustained only minor injuries, it continues. The two men, who remain unidentified, fled anonymous tip with Crime Stoppers by callthe area, the release says. "It is unknown if ing 366-TIPS (8477) or going online at www. % they left by foot or by car." Simply put, Crime Stoppers relies upon the cooperation between the police the media and the community to provide a flow of information about crime and criminals. Call: (941) 366-TIPS (8477) Click: Text "TIP109" plus your Text: message to CRIMES (274637) All submitted tips are secure and anonymous

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