Police are searching for a man who grabbed a motel clerk by the hair before stealing money from the cash box behind the desk, Manassas Police reports show.
It happened at 10:45 p.m. on Jan. 3 at the Home-Style Inn on Cockrell Road when the suspect entered the lobby pretending to be someone interested in renting a room.
He then grabbed the victim by the hair and demanded money. When the victim refused the man stole the cash box and ran away from the scene.
The suspect is described as a white or Hispanic man standing between 5 feet 10 inches and 6 feet tall. He was last seen wearing an orange jacket, blue jeans and white running shoes.
Anyone with information about this crime is asked to call the Manassas City Police Department Investigative Services Division at 703-257-8092. Additionally, the Manassas City Crime Solvers will pay a cash reward up to $1000 for information that leads to an arrest. The confidential 24-hour tip line is 703-330-0330.