Attempted Robbery at Hotel Marion
by Sammy Edmonds
posted Dec 9 2013 3:26PM
Marion Police are investigating an attempted armed robbery at the Hotel Marion over the weekend.
The victim of the crime told officers that a tall, stocky black male wearing dark clothing knocked on his the door to his room just before 1:30 Saturday morning. He then reportedly tried to force his way inside and displayed a semi-automatic handgun. But before he could get inside the room, he turned and fled in an unknown direction.
No one was harmed in the incident.
Marion Police are still investigating.