Key Largo – The overnight clerk at a Key Largo motel reported being robbed at gunpoint in the early morning hours today.
The victim said he was in a back office of the Key West Inn on Ocean Drive in Key Largo, doing paperwork at 3 a.m. when he heard a noise near the front desk. When he walked up front, he saw a man with a gun. The man said “give me all your money”.
The clerk complied, handing the suspect the cash drawer from behind the desk. The suspect took the cash drawer and stuffing it into a black bag. The suspect then tore the phone from the wall, and fled on foot.
Deputies responded and searched the area but did not find the suspect. He is described as a black male wearing a black “hoodie” type sweatshirt, with the hood pulled up over his head. H was also wearing black gloves.
Detectives will be investigating.