Woman robbed in hotel room

From Staff Reports

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A Florida woman was robbed Friday as soon as she got to her hotel room for an overnight stay.

According to police reports, the 64-year-old woman checked into the Best Western on N.C. 4 around 3:30 a.m. and went to her room. Police said a subject ran into her room behind her after she opened the door and took her purse. Approximately $2,400 worth of credit cards, keys and cash were stolen from the tourist, but the woman was not injured.

The suspect is described as a 5-foot-3 to 5-foot-7 black man, around 25 years old and weighing between 150 and 170 pounds. Anyone with information is asked to contact Crime Stoppers at 977-1111 or crimestoppers@rockymountnc.gov.