Video: Knife-wielding man robs hotel in Newport News

Surveillance video of an Aug. 10, 2017, robbery. Courtesy of the Newport News Police Department.

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WAVY) — A hotel in Newport News was robbed overnight by a knife-wielding man, police say.

Officers were called to a Country Inn and Suites on J. Clyde Morris Boulevard just after 3 a.m. for a robbery.

Police a clerk told the officers a man entered the hotel armed with a knife and demanded money.

Surveillance video released Thursday shows the man brandishing a knife an employing, directing them to the cash register. He then walks out of the hotel with some cash in hand.

Call the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP if you know anything about this incident.