Motel 6 robbed at gunpoint in McAllen

      Motel 6 off Expressway 83 in McAllen

      Authorities are searching for man who robbed a McAllen hotel at gunpoint.

      The armed robbery happened at the Motel 6 off Expressway 83 and South 8th Street early Sunday morning.

      McAllen police told Action 4 News that a man entered the hotel lobby around 3:15 a.m. Sunday.

      The man reportedly had his face covered, showed a handgun and demanded money.

      No injuries were reported but the suspect took off with an undetermined amount of cash.

      The robbery happened just days after a Red Roof Inn was robbed at gunpoint in Pharr but it's not clear if the two incidents are related.

      Anyone with information about the Motel 6 robbery is asked to call McAllen Crime Stoppers at (956) 687-TIPS.