Homewood police searching for suspect in armed robbery at Motel 6

Homewood police are searching for a suspect in an armed robbery at the Motel 6 on Vulcan Drive, Monday, July 14, 2014. (

HOMEWOOD, Alabama -- Homewood police are searching for a man who allegedly robbed a woman at gunpoint at a Motel 6 Monday morning.The incident happened at the motel at 151 Vulcan Drive around 9:16 a.m. According to police, a woman said she was robbed by a black male with a gun. The suspect is reportedly around 5-foot-6-inches tall and weighs approximately 160 pounds. While canvassing the motel property, officers used flash bangs before entering two motel rooms, but the suspect wasn't located. They are no using police K-9s to search the surrounding area. Anyone with information regarding this case is asked to please contact the Homewood Police Department at 205-332-6200. If you see this contact, you're urged to call 911 immediately.