Hotel Maid Robbed at Knifepoint

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    A hotel housekeeper working in Mission Valley was robbed at knifepoint during her shift Thursday, the San Diego Police Department confirmed.

    According to police the robbery happened around 11:10 a.m. The 44-year-old victim was in the middle of cleaning a room at the Hotel Seven Sea Lodge located at 411 Hotel Circle South when a red Nissan Xterra occupied by three men pulled up to the hotel.

    Police say one the men got out of the car and walked into the room the housekeeper was cleaning. He pulled out a knife and robbed the maid of her jewelry. The suspect then took a bag with unknown items from the hotel room.

    The suspects fled the scene in the Nissan Xterra in an unknown direction. The housekeeper was not injured in the robbery, police said.

    Officials describe the suspect who robbed the woman at knifepoint as a Hispanic man between 24 and 28 years old. He’s 5 to 5-foot-3 and weighs about 150 to 170 pounds.

    He's described as fat and clean shaven, with black hair, brown eyes and numerous skin blemishes on his face. He was wearing a horizontal striped blue and white shirt. The other two suspects inside the vehicle are described as Hispanic men.

    The incident is under investigation. Anyone with information should reach out to the San Diego Police Department.

    On Friday police released a sketch of the armed robbery suspect (above), as well as a photo of a car similar to the one the suspects were driving (below).

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