Date of Incident: 11/10/13 00:33
America's Best Inn 959 Putney Road
On the date and time listed above, Brattleboro Police responded to America's Best Inn for a report of an assault and robbery. Upon arrival it was learned that the desk clerk was assaulted by an unknown male. The suspect jumped the counter and attacked the clerk. After the assault the suspect took the cash register and ran from the hotel office on foot. The direction of travel for the suspect was unknown. The clerk sustained minor injuries during the assault.
The suspect is described as a light skinned, black male, approx. 5'8", approx 170lbs approximately 25 to 30 years of age with a muscular build. The suspect has a chin strap style beard and was wearing as brown leather vest with a black long sleeve shirt underneath. The suspect also was wearing a black knit watch style type cap.
A non-disclosed amount of cash was taken along with the cash register. Vermont State Police assisted at the scene. The investigation is ongoing and the police department request the public's assistance. Anyone with information is requested to contact the Brattleboro PD at 802 257-7950.