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Hotel robber sought in Bensalem

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An early morning robbery Feb 10, 2014 of the Comfort Inn at 2779 Lincoln Highway has resulted in a man hunt for the thief who held up the front desk with a handgun. Bensalem Police were able to quickly pull security footage which show the gunman in action.

The incident happened just after 2:00 a.m. The video shows a male wearing a black hoodie pull a handgun on the clerk. The robber seems agitated in the video, constantly motioning the clerk to hurry with his left hand. However, the thief pulls a pistol with his right hand.

The incident lasts less than one minute. At this time, there is no getaway vehicle description. Lincoln Highway is a transient area,with many cheap motels in the area. This male has stocky build, about 5-3 to 5-6 in height. at the time of the robbery he had a mustache and a beard. If anyone knows who this individual pictured in the above photos is, you are asked to call (215) 633-3758 and speak with Detective McVey. The number for the Anonymous tip Line is (215) 633-3660.