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TPD: Two arrested following armed robbery at hotel

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Published: Jan. 4, 2022 at 12:24 PM EST|Updated: Jan. 4, 2022 at 3:10 PM EST
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TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WCTV) - The Tallahassee Police Department says they have taken two people into custody following an armed robbery at a hotel in the 2800 block of North Monroe Street early Tuesday morning.

TPD says just before 1 a.m., officers were called to the La Casa Inn and Suites in reference to an armed robbery where one suspect, an unidentified woman, lured the victim into a hotel room where a second suspect, an unidentified man, robbed the victim at gunpoint before fleeing the hotel room.

Officials say the victim was able to quickly call 911.

Authorities say a swift response to the scene led to the suspects being taken into custody.

Garrison Milton, 26, was arrested on charges of robbery with a firearm and possession of a weapon by a convicted felon, while 30-year-old Erin Lawson was arrested for robbery with a firearm.

TPD did not say if the victim sustained any injuries.

Today, just before 1 a.m., the Tallahassee Police Department responded to the La Casa Inn and Suites, located at 2801...

Posted by City of Tallahassee Police Department on Tuesday, January 4, 2022

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