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Motel robbery on Christmas reported

December 27, 2007

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Clerk at local motel suffers minor injuries in robbery

Lawrence police were called to the Econo Lodge in the 2200 block of West 6th Street around 10 p.m. Tuesday night. Enlarge video

An armed, masked man dressed in black robbed Econo Lodge, 2222 W. Sixth St., on Tuesday night, according to Lawrence police.

A female clerk suffered minor injuries in the robbery and was transported by ambulance to Lawrence Memorial Hospital. She was treated and released and returned to work, a police spokeswoman said. No other details about her injuries were available Wednesday.

Police were called to the motel at 9:55 p.m. after the suspect entered the north lobby door. He displayed a black handgun and took an undisclosed amount of money. He left the motel and has not been found.

The suspect was wearing fitted pants, a long-sleeved shirt and gloves, all black. He also wore a black ski mask.

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