Police seek help identifying suspects who robbed Mississippi motel at gunpoint

Published 11:07 am Sunday, May 3, 2020

Police in the university town of Oxford, Mississippi, are seeking the public’s help to identify two men who robbed a motel Saturday night at gunpoint.

Security camera footage shows both robbers wore masks, one appeared to be armed with a short-barrel, semi-automatic rifle.

Oxford Police Department investigators are seeking the public’s help to identify the two suspects.

At approximately 9:30 p.m. Saturday, a gray Honda Accord pulled up to the Quality Inn & Suites located at 1808 West Jackson Ave., and two armed males entered the motel and began to rob it.

It is not known how munch money the suspects took from the business.

The Honda Accord has a “significant” dent on its right rear quarter panel, according to OPD.

OPD is asking anyone who feels they may have any information to call the Lafayette County Crime Stoppers at 662-2348477 or call OPD at 662-232-2400 and ask for Corporal Marcus Wilson or Sergeant Shane Fortner.