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Cedar Rapids hotel robbed at gunpoint

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CEDAR RAPIDS (KWWL) -- The Cedar Rapids Police Department is investigating the armed robbery of hotel on the southwest side of the city Thursday morning.

Police say a man walked into the Economy Inn at 3245 Southgate Place SW at about 8:21 a.m. Thursday morning and took cash and electronics.

The man showed a small handgun and left the area in a bluish-gray vehicle.

He is described as a black male, about 6' tall, around 25-years old and was wearing all black.

No one was hurt in the robbery.

Anyone with information on this crime is asked to contact the Cedar Rapids Police Department at 319-286-5491 or Cedar Rapids Crime Stoppers at 1-800-CR-CRIME.

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