SAN DIEGO (CNS) - The same armed man robbed two motels in the San Ysidro area, San Diego police said Sunday.
The first robbery occurred at approximately 7 p.m. at the Travelodge Motel at 190 Calle Primera. The suspect entered the lobby, brandished a handgun, and demanded cash from the clerk, Officer David Stafford said.
The suspect ran off with an undisclosed amount of money.
The second robbery happened at 7:13 p.m. at the America's Best Value Motel at 930 W. San Ysidro Blvd. Again, the suspect displayed a handgun and demanded cash from the clerk, Stafford said. He fled once more with an undisclosed amount of money.
The suspect was described was a 20 to 25-year-old black man, approximately 5 foot-8 inches tall, and 155 pounds. He was wearing all black clothing, a black hat, and appeared to be heavyset, Stafford said.
There were no injuries in either incident, Stafford said. The Robbery Division is currently investigating.
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