CS Independence Day Armed Robbery

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College Station police are searching for a man who held up a local hotel at gunpoint early Tuesday morning.

According to police, a masked man pointed a handgun at a clerk and demanded cash from the register at the Hawthorn Suites on University Drive.

The clerk was able to lock herself in a back room and call police, but the suspect got away with an undisclosed amount of money.

The suspect is described as a muscular black man, approximately 6 feet tall and was last seen wearing a dark colored T-shirt and black pantyhose covering his face.

If you have any information, you're asked to call College Station Police at (979) 764-3600.