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MPD CRIME OF THE WEEK: Comfort Suites robbed twice in a week

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MPD released the following:

On Tuesday, May 13, 2014, at approximately 4:30am, Comfort Suites located at 2527 Thousand Oaks Cove was robbed by an armed male. The suspect entered the business and held the clerk at gunpoint while demanding money. The suspect retrieved an undetermined amount of money and fled the scene. The suspect is described as a male Black, 25-35 years old, approximately 5’8”, 250 pounds, wearing a white t-shirt, dark pants and a shirt tied around his head. The suspect was armed with a silver semi-automatic handgun.

On Sunday, May 18, 2014, at approximately 5:30am, the same Comfort Suites located at 2527 Thousand Oaks Cove was robbed by who appears to be the same armed suspect. The suspect entered the business and held the clerk at gunpoint while demanding money. The suspect retrieved an undetermined amount of money and fled the scene. The suspect is described as a male Black, 25-35 years old, 5’10”, 300 pounds, white t-shirt, dark pants with a shirt tied around his head. The suspect was armed with a silver semi-automatic pistol.

A dark colored vehicle, possibly a 2004-2007 Nissan Maxima or Altima, was seen in the area prior to both robberies and may be connected.

The Safe Streets Task Force needs someone to come forward with information on these robberies.

Anyone with information about this incident should call Crime Stoppers at 528-CASH. You will be given a secret ID number and your identification will remain completely anonymous.

You can also submit your tip at http://www.528cash.org/ where you will be linked to a secure website at http://memphis.crimestoppersweb.com/ You will be able to review wanted fugitives and safely send investigators any helpful information on the suspect or suspects responsible for this crime.

Or you can text your tip by typing the keyword ‘AWARD’ to 274637 (CRIMES). If an arrest is made, you could be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $1000 from Crime Stoppers of Memphis and Shelby County, Inc.
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