Motel Guest Robbed at Gunpoint in Santa Cruz
Published by Junior Staff Writer on February 7, 2013
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Santa Cruz police are seeking a man and a woman suspected of robbing a Santa Cruz motel guest at gunpoint Tuesday near Natural Bridges State Beach. The two suspects approached the 46-year-old male guest in his room at the motel at about 4:23 p.m. Tuesday in the 2400 block of Mission Street, located about a half-mile north of the state beach, police said. The male suspect pointed a black handgun at the guest and demanded money, police said.
The man gave the armed suspect some cash and then both suspects fled on foot. Officers arrived with a police dog to assist in a search for the suspects but they did not locate them. The suspects were described as a black female about 17 or 18 years old dressed in a sweatshirt and dark baggy pants and a black man 19 to 21 years old with dark short hair and wearing a shirt with yellow and dark stripes.
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