Myrtle Beach Police seeking information after motel armed robbery early Monday morning

Myrtle Beach Police seeking information after motel armed robbery early Monday morning

MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) – Myrtle Beach police officers responded to the Lancer Motel on North Kings Highway early Monday morning for a report of an armed robbery, according to Myrtle Beach Police Department Capt. Joey Crosby.

A black male reportedly banged on the front door of the hotel and told the desk clerk he needed help. When the desk clerk opened the door, the suspect pulled out a handgun, demanding money.

The motel staff complied, and the suspect fled the scene.

The Myrtle Beach Police Department is still searching for the suspect. He was last seen wearing a hoodie and black pants.

Anyone with information is asked to call 843-918-1382.

Copyright 2017 WMBF News. All Rights Reserved.