Crime

Suspect flees after stealing several hundred dollars from Madera inn

This screenshot from a surveillance camera video shows a man accused of holding up the Hampton Inn and Suites in Madera on Sunday, Jan. 8, 2017.
This screenshot from a surveillance camera video shows a man accused of holding up the Hampton Inn and Suites in Madera on Sunday, Jan. 8, 2017.

A robbery suspect fled a Hampton Inn and Suites in Madera on Sunday after stealing several hundred dollars, the Madera Police Department said.

The suspect hid his left hand inside his sweatshirt, indicating he had a gun, and demanded money from the inn’s night shift manager, police said.

The incident occurred about 12:45 a.m. at 3254 Airport Drive.

Anyone with information can contact Detective John Rosel at 559-675-4243.

Chueyee Yang: 559-441-6447, @chueyee15

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