NOPD: Robber tells hotel clerk, 'What's up bro? Let me get that money'

NOPD: Robber tells hotel clerk, 'What's up bro? Let me get that money'
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POSTED: Tuesday, May 14, 2013 - 11:00pm

UPDATED: Tuesday, May 14, 2013 - 11:04pm

NOPD is looking for a man who they say is in connection with an attempted robbery of a hotel.

Police say the man walked into the Empress Hotel at 1317 Ursulines Ave. at 5:47 a.m. Monday and told the night clerk, “What’s up bro? Let me get that money.”

The clerk immediately ran into the office, and the man fled on foot to Marais Street toward St. Philip Street.

Police describe the man as a heavy-set African-American wearing a black short sleeve T-shirt with a design on the front and black pants with a white T-shirt wrapped around his face.

Anyone with information is asked to call First District Detective Robert Stoltz at (504) 658-6012 or Crime Stoppers at (504) 822-1111.

 

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