Man brandishes gun, demands money, computer.
Deputies are looking for a young male Hispanic suspected of
holding up the Hampton Inn in Stevenson Ranch this morning.
At 4:40 a.m., the
desk clerk was approached by the man, who pulled sunglasses over his face in an
attempt to conceal his identity and pointed a gun, demanding money.
According to Sheriff’s Lt. Mark Hershey, the suspect took
approximately $713 from the hotel’s cash drawer and the clerk’s wallet, a
laptop computer and a cell phone before fleeing the scene on foot.
The suspect is described as a male Hispanic, approximately
19 years old, 5 feet 5 inches tall and weighing 170 pounds with black hair and
brown eyes. Anyone with information is asked to call the Santa Clarita Sheriff’s
Station at 255-1121.