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Motel clerk reports robbery in Willmar

WILLMAR, Minn. — Three men robbed the clerk of the Cozy Inn motel in Willmar around 5 a.m. Thursday.

According to a news release from Willmar Police Capt. Jim Felt, Officers were dispatched around 4:55 a.m. to the motel. The clerk had opened the door for an individual claiming he wanted to rent a room. As the clerk opened the office door, two more suspects barged in, brandished weapons and demanded money.

After taking some money, the suspects fled on foot. They were described as Hispanic males wearing dark clothing and having clothes covering their faces.

There were no injuries. Deputies from the Kandiyohi County Sheriff’s Office also responded and assisted at the scene.

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