Another Leesburg Hotel Hit by Armed Robber

The Leesburg Police Department is investigating a Friday night armed robbery of a hotel, the second this month.

The latest robbery occurred just after 10 p.m. Dec. 18. A man entered the Homewood Suites, at 115 Fort Evans Road, approached the counter and demanded cash. He displayed what was described as a long-barreled handgun. After obtaining an undisclosed amount of cash, the suspect fled the hotel through the front door.

The suspect is described as a white male, approximately 5-9, 130-150 pounds, with short brown hair. He was wearing a black hooded sweatshirt, blue jeans, and dark shoes with white soles.

A similar robbery occurred at the Leesburg Days Inn last Saturday.

The police department ask that anyone with information about this incident to call 703-771-4500. Callers wishing to remain anonymous may call the Leesburg Crime Line at 703-443-TIPS (8477). Information may also be sent using TIPSUBMIT by sending a text message to 274637 (CRIMES) and beginning the message with LPDTIP.

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