Andrew Pestano

Hollywood Robbery Caught on Camera

The Hollywood Police Department is searching for a robbery suspect who broke into a couple's room at Richard's Hotel.

The incident at Richard's Hotel in Hollywood that occurred Friday at about 1 a.m. was caught on camera.

The suspect is seen on video covering his face with a shirt before knocking on the door. Once he enters the victim's room, he demands money while making a motion suggesting he had a firearm, video shows.

There was a struggle for the wallet of a victim, according to police. A man walked outside, seemingly injured, while the suspect ran off in the opposite direction.

Police said the suspect is possibly armed with a handgun.

Anyone with information is urged to contact Broward County Crime Stoppers at 954-493-8477.

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