Orlando-area hotel robberies may be connected - FOX 35 News Orlando

Orlando-area hotel robberies may be connected

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ORLANDO, Fla. (WOFL FOX 35 ORLANDO) -

Police are linking an overnight robbery at a hotel near Orlando International Airport to 10 similar crimes last month.

According to Orlando Police two suspects committed armed robbery around 11:45 p.m. Wednesday at the Homewood Suites Hotel  at 5424 Gateway Village Circle and got away with an undisclosed amount of cash.

Police say the robbers were two black males wearing black clothes and masks and armed with handguns.  A witness reportedly told officers that the men sped from the scene in a beige or tan Toyota with its headlights off.  

Ten similar robberies were committed in December in Seminole, Orange and Polk Counties in December.  Several agencies are involved in the active investigation.

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