The Branson Police Department is investigating a report of an armed robbery that occurred overnight at an area motel. Shortly before 2 a.m. two men entered the lobby of the Grand Plaza Hotel located at 245 north Wildwood Dr. and inquired about a room. One of the males then displayed a handgun and demanded money. After receiving an undisclosed amount of money, the suspects left the scene. There were no injuries during the incident.
The suspects were described as white males, both being in their mid 20’s, one male was approximately 5’7”, 145 pounds, with short dark hair, wearing a dark jacket with red sleeves and blue jeans. The second male is described as tall and lanky, approximately 6’ 150 pound, having dirty blonde hair that covered his ears. He was wearing a dirty white ball cap, brown suede jacket and blue jeans. Suspects were seen leaving the hotel in a full size, white extended cab pick-up.
The investigation continues at this time. Anyone having information to offer regarding this incident is asked to contact the Branson Police Department at 334-3300 or to offer information anonymously, the department’s CATCH line at 334-1085.
Caroll W. McCullough
Chief of Police