A robbery occurred at the Hampton Inn located at 2525 County Road 208 in St Augustine just over an hour ago; St Johns County Sheriff’s investigators are asking Historic City News readers for help identifying and locating man responsible for the crime.
According to a statement from the hotel clerk involved, a black male, from his mid-20’s to mid-30’s, approximately 5’8”, wearing black pants and a white shirt, entered the lobby; accompanied by a white female, with blonde hair, wearing jeans and a turquoise colored top.
The clerk told detectives that the robber approached and struck him in the head with a handgun. Deputies believe the man fled in a light or cream-colored, 4-door passenger vehicle with dark tinted windows.
Paramedics stabilized the victim at the scene then transported him to Flagler Hospital in St Augustine for treatment.
Anyone with information concerning this crime is asked to contact the St. Johns County Sheriff’s Office at (904) 824-8304. You can remain anonymous and possibly be eligible for a cash reward by calling CrimeStoppers of Northeast Florida at 1-888-277-TIPS (8477).