Police Arrest Suspect In Comfort Inn Robbery

Published 4:25 pm Thursday, February 5, 2015

FARMVILLE — Police announced Wednesday afternoon that an arrest has been made in connection with what they describe as the January 3 armed robbery at Comfort Inn.

A press release authorized by Acting Chief Andy Q. Ellington states that on January 3 “a robbery was reported by the occupants of a room located at the Comfort Inn…It was reported to responding officers that a…male subject entered the room displaying a firearm and demanded the occupants turn over all monies. The suspect then fled the scene along with a female occupant of the room, and an undisclosed amount of money.”

The suspect arrested in connection with the incident is a Farmville woman, the police press release states.

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Police say they continue to investigate the incident and that additional arrest(s) are expected.

Anyone having information pertaining to this robbery is asked to contact the Farmville Police Department at 434-392-9259.