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      Strong armed robbery reported at motel

      A strong armed robbery was reported Monday night in Iron Mountain at the Super 8 motel, and the suspect remains on the loose as of Tuesday morning.

      The Iron Mountain Police Department responded to a call around 7:50 p.m. Monday. An employee of the motel had just exited the building carrying a soft case containing an undetermined amount of cash and checks. The employee was knocked to the ground by a male assailant who then took the soft case and ran westbound from the motel.

      The male subject was described as approximately 6' 4" tall with a medium build and wearing a dark colored hooded sweatshirt. Anyone who may have information on the incident is asked to call the Iron Mountain Police Department at (906) 774-1234.

      The Iron Mountain Police Department was assisted on the scene by the Dickinson County Sheriff Department, Michigan State Police and Kingsford Public Safety Department.