Police Respond to Robbery at La Quinta Inn

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HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) — Huntsville Police are investigating a robbery that happened at a local hotel. Police say just before 9:00 p.m. on Saturday, a man walked into the La Quinta Inn on University Drive near Jordan Lane.

Officials say he told the clerk he had a gun and then demanded money. Police say he did get some cash from the hotel and then ran away.

Police report they arrested the suspect at another nearby hotel.  They are not releasing his name because he is a juvenile.

No one was hurt during the robbery.