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Willmar, Minn., motel robbed this morning, police seeking information

WILLMAR -- Three men robbed the clerk of the Cozy Inn motel in Willmar around 5 a.m. this morning.

According to a news release from Police Capt. Jim Felt, the Police Department is investigating and is asking anyone with information about the case to call the department at 320-235-2244 or Crimestoppers at 320-235-3640.

Officers were dispatched around 4:55 a.m. to the motel along the 1500 block of 19th Avenue Southeast. The clerk had opened the door for an individual claiming he wanted to rent a room. As the clerk opened the office door, two more suspects barged in, brandished weapons and demanded money.

After taking some money, the suspects fled on foot. They were described as Hispanic males wearing dark clothing and having clothes covering their faces.

There were no injuries. Deputies from the Kandiyohi County Sheriff's Office also responded and assisted at the scene.