Man robs Ashtabula County hotel at knifepoint
AUSTINBURG TOWNSHIP, Ohio– Deputies in Ashtabula County are looking for the man who robbed a hotel at knifepoint Sunday night.
It happened at about 10:30 p.m. at the Ramada Inn on Austinburg Road in Austinburg Township.
The sheriff’s office said the man demanded money and got away with about $240 in a dark-colored Chevrolet pick-up truck. The suspect was wearing a brown Carhart coat with the name “Smith” embroidered on the back. No one was injured.
A K-9 led deputies to the America’s Best Value Inn on Route 45. According to the sheriff’s office, the hotel clerk said the suspect was there asking for a room.
Anyone with information should call the Ashtabula County Sheriff’s Office at 440-576-0055 or Det. Sean Ward at 440-576-3590.