Police: 62-year-old hotel clerk robbed at gunpoint early Friday

WASHINGTON — An employee at a Best Western hotel in Fairfax was robbed and assaulted at gunpoint early Friday morning, police say.

The 62-year-old clerk was working at the hotel on the 6600 block of Arlington Boulevard shortly before 1 a.m. when police say two men armed with a rifle grabbed him, assaulted him and took money from the register before fleeing, according to the Fairfax County Police Department.

Both suspects are described as black, late-20s to mid-30s, around 5-feet-9 and weighing around 180 pounds. They wore black clothing, gloves and masks.

Anyone with information is asked to call 703-691-2131.

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