Merriam police looking for suspects in early morning robbery at motel

Extended Stay AmericaMerriam police are looking for five suspects in connection with an early morning robbery that occurred at a Merriam motel.

Police say they received the call at 4:30 a.m. to a motel in the 6400 block of East Frontage Road. Extended Stay America is at 6451 Frontage Road. Other reports also placed the incident at the Extended Stay and said it is popular with contractors for Google Fiber installation.

The victim, a 45-year-old male, told police that he had answered the door to his motel room earlier in the morning for a female who he knew as “Crystal.” When he opened the door, he was attacked by several males who knocked him to the ground and tied him up with a sheet. They took cash and his electronic cable locating equipment, according to a press release from Merriam police.

The suspects left the motel in a white Ford F-150 extended cab truck. The suspects are described as “Crystal” a white female approximately 31 years old, 5 feet 6 inches to 5 feet 8 inches tall, 115 pounds with brown hair, wearing blue jeans and a white shirt.

The four male suspects are described as a white male, six feet two inches tall, 240 pounds, bald, wearing blue jeans and a flannel shirt; a hispanic male, five feet 8 inches tall, 180 pounds, wearing blue jeans and a flannel shirt; a white male, five feet 10 inches tall, 160 pounds, long sandy blonde hair wearing blue jeans; a white male, six feet, 180 pounds wearing blue jeans, a black shirt and a black baseball hat.

Anyone with information about the crime or the suspects is asked to call the Merriam police at 913-322-5560.