Police seeking suspect in attempted armed robbery at Manchester hotel

If you recognize this robbery suspect please call Manchester Police at 860-645-5500 (Surveillance photo provided by Manchester police)

MANCHESTER, Conn. (WTNH) — Police are on the lookout for a man they say is the suspect of an attempted robbery on Tuesday at the Extended Stay American Hotel in Manchester.

The attempted armed robbery occurred at 1:38 a.m., according to Manchester Police. They say their suspect, as seen in the surveillance photo police provided, was described as a white male in his late 40’s, clean shaven, standing about 5′ 8″ tall, weighing 150-170 pounds, wearing a black hooded Timberland sweatshirt with the hood up, blue jeans and black rubber gloves. The male displayed a handgun but was unsuccessful in his attempt to obtain money. He then fled on foot from the hotel at 340 Tolland Turnpike. Police were told that the man also smelled of cigarettes.

The Manchester Police Department has asked anyone that might have information to give Detective James Monroe a call at 860-645-5543.

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