Attempted Robbery at Fairfield Inn

On Monday, Oct 10, 2022, at approximately 2:05 AM, officers responded to the Fairfield Inn & Suites at 100 Lawrence Rd in Marple Township for a report of a robbery attempt with a firearm. An employee reported that, minutes prior, a tall black male with a thin build wearing all black clothing and a black ski mask entered the hotel's front sliding doors (locked). The male approached the front desk and instructed an employee to place money into a bag. The actor displayed a black or dark grey semi-automatic pistol during the attempted robbery. The actor was unsuccessful in his attempt and left the area on foot in the direction of Lawrence Road.