UPDATE: Photos released in Albert Lea armed robbery


ALBERT LEA, Minn. – Officers are searching for a suspect after a reported overnight robbery at America’s Best Value Inn.

It happened around 1:12 a.m. at the inn located at 2206 Main St. E. It was reported that a man entered and pointed a handgun at staff. Police and the Freeborn County Sheriff’s Office immediately responded, established a perimeter and conducted a search, but didn’t find the suspect.

He’s described as light-skinned, about 6’0, skinny with brown eyes and wore what appeared to be a dark green shirt and baseball hat. His face was covered with a black bandanna with white markings on the front and the shirt had a small logo over the left breast.

He fled the scene after taking about $220 in cash and no one sustained any injuries. If you have any information about the incident, contact the Albert Lea Police Department at 507-377-5700.


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