Two men rob Roadway Inn on Tamiami Trail

Two men rob Roadway Inn on Tamiami Trail

HERALD STAFF REPORTSeptember 28, 2013 

SARASOTA -- Police detectives are investigating an armed robbery that occurred late Friday at the Roadway Inn, 5000 N. Tamiami Trail.

Two men entered the motel at 10:55 p.m. and confronted the clerk with a handgun, according to a report. The clerk was shoved to the ground and one of the men jumped the counter and grabbed money from the drawer, detectives stated.

The two men, in their 20s but not identified, fled from the scene. they had towels over their heads to conceal their identities, the report stated.

The clerk had only minor injuries. Anyone with information should call Det. M. Jackson at 941-954-7070 or leave an anonymous tip with Crime Stoppers at 941-366-TIPS (8477) or online at

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