Two suspects sought in Queens hotel armed robbery
Police are searching for two men in connection with the robbery of a Queens hotel Saturday.
The suspects entered La Quinta Inn & Suites, located at 111-26 Van Wyck Expressway in Ozone Park, about 11:20 p.m. One of the robbers pointed a silver firearm at the hotel’s manager and demanded money. The second suspect held open a bag while the manager handed over $560. They then fled north on Van Wyck Expressway, police said.
No injuries were reported in the robbery.
Police released a surveillance photo of the suspects, who are both described as about 6 feet tall. The first suspect was wearing a black ski cap, blue jeans and a blue jacket. The second suspect was wearing a white waist-length jacket.
Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477).