Video shows masked hotel robber in Deltona

Deputies: Thief stole cash, fled on foot

DELTONA, Fla. - Volusia County deputies released surveillance video on Monday showing a robbery at a Deltona hotel.

Deputies say a masked man burst into the lobby of the Best Western Deltona Inn on Deltona Boulevard at around 3:15 a.m. on Monday. The robber told the woman at the front desk he had a gun and demanded money.

The 24-year-old woman handed him about $180 in cash. The man told the woman to get on the floor and he ran away. The robbery took less than a minute.

Deputies say the robber was a 40- or 50-year-old white man with dark hair wearing a plaid shirt, tan shorts, a ball cap and dark shoes. The man was also carrying a cane during the robbery.

Deputies believe the man was driving a 2006 silver, four-door Honda Civic.

Anyone with information on the Deltona hotel robbery is asked to call Crime Stoppers at (888) 277-TIPS.

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