DAVIE, Fla. (KGO) -- New video shows a frightening attack on a hotel clerk in South Florida.
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The Davie Police Department is searching for a man they say went after an overnight hotel clerk, choking her around the neck before a hotel guest scared him away.
The Dec. 22 attack at the Woodspring Suites in Davie was captured on surveillance video . It shows the hoodie-clad man jumping over the front desk and grabbing the clerk, covering her mouth with one hand, while holding a gun in the other. They struggled for more than five minutes.
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Investigators he demanded that she open the safe, but she didn't have a combination, so he tried for the cash register. A guest then walked by and apparently scared the man, who can be seen hopping back over the desk and leaving with a push from the clerk.
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The Davie Police Department shared the video on its Facebook page, along with the following message:
The offender is a B/M, believed to be in his 20's. He was wearing a black hoodie with his face covered. He is medium build between 5'10" and 6'1".
If you have any information about this robbery please call the Davie Police at 954-693-8200 or Broward Crime Stoppers at 954-493-TIPS (8477).
Please hare this post so that we can ID, and hold him accountable for his crime.
The Associated Press contributed to this report.
Video shows frightening attack on Florida hotel clerk
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