Suspect in Econo Lodge robbery detained

LeRoy Police search for person of interest

EUGENE, Ore. - The Eugene Police Department has detained a suspect who is believed to be linked to an armed robbery that took place at the Econo Lodge on W. 6th Avenue.

Patrol officers detained the suspect without incident at 1:57 p.m. at 7th and Van Buren Street.

At 1:47 p.m., Police received a call that a man with a gun demanded cash and fled eastbound on 6th Avenue on foot. The suspect is described as a white male adult, in his mid to late 20's. He was wearing a dark scarf and baseball cap, a black hoodie and black pants.

A handgun was recovered near the scene with the help of a bystander.

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