TAMPA, Fla. - Two armed men are on the run after police say they pulled of a hotel heist.
Security cameras captured every moment of the robbery at the Howard Johnson hotel on 50th Street in Tampa.
The footage shows the men make their way from the back of the hotel to the front office, where they force the clerk to empty the cash register at gunpoint. The suspects even take the handsets off the phones to keep the clerk from calling for help.
"These individuals are armed and they're very determined and were very aggressive," said Tampa police spokesperson Laura McElroy.
Both men were smart enough to cover their faces while they pulled off the crime, but one of them waited to mask up until after he scoped out the hotel lobby. That footage is giving police at least one clear shot of one of the men.
Anyone who recognizes either suspect is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-873-TIPS.
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