Suspect sought in motel robbery


LONDON, Ky. (WTVQ) – The Laurel County Sheriff’s Office is asking for help identifying a man they say was involved in a robbery at the Quality Inn off GOP Street just east of London on Friday morning.

Sheriff John Root says that at about 11:30, the man entered the motel’s office and took an undisclosed amount of money from the cash register.

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The man then reportedly left the scene in a orange Jeep Wrangler driven by another suspect.

Investigators describe the person who entered the motel as wearing a blue-ish/green, long-sleeved shirt and blue jeans with a white-colored belt, with a short haircut.

Anyone with information on the incident is asked to contact the Sheriff at (606) 864-6600, or (606) 878-7000.