Police: Armed robber injures Norfolk clerk

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Police are looking for a man accused of injuring a clerk while robbing a Norfolk hotel on Tuesday.

Courtesy of the Norfolk Police Department
Police in Norfolk are looking for information about the suspect in this photograph, who is wanted in connection with an armed robbery at a hotel Tuesday. Photo courtesy of the Norfolk Police Department

Police say an armed man entered the Ocean View Inn, at 1020 E. Ocean View Ave., around 9:15 p.m. and demanded money from the clerk.

Although the clerk gave the man money, the suspect hit him with the gun. The clerk was taken to a local hospital where he is expected to recover, according to a Norfolk Police Department news release.

Police described the man as 6’3″ tall and wearing a red bandanna, black hooded sweater, black jacket, black jeans and white shoes. Anyone with information on this crime should call the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP.