Deputies On The Lookout For Robbery Suspect

Harrison County Deputies searching for a suspect involved in a robbery at a coast motel late Sunday afternoon.

Investigators with the Harrison County Sheriffs Department say the robbery took place at the Crystal Inn on Canal Road at I-10 shortly before 5 p.m. Sunday. The suspect walked into the lobby of the hotel, handed the clerk a bag and demanded money. He said he had a weapon, but never took it out. The suspect escaped in an unknown direction of travel.

There are conflicting reports as to what the suspect looked like, but investigators say he is a black male with dreadlocks. He was wearing a t-shirt and khaki pants.

If you have any information, call the Harrison County Sheriff's Department at 865-7060.