Augusta Police Search for Attempted Robbery Suspect 

Catherine Pegram

Police are looking for the man they say tried to rob a hotel in Augusta, using a gun.Police say an employee of the Quality Inn on Whitten Road called for help just before 2 o’clock this morning. The worker told police a man wearing a knit hat and a dark-colored bandana on his face walked into the lobby, showed off a handgun and demanded money.The suspect then took off. He’s estimated to be between 18 and 25 years old, about 5-feet-5-inches tall and very thin – weighing about 120 pounds. Anyone with information in the case can contact Detective Jason Cote with the Augusta Police Department. The number is 626-2370 ext. 222