JESSUP, Md. (WUSA) -- Howard County police are looking for a man who entered a Comfort Inn in Jessup with a plastic bag and demanded money.

The robbery happened on Friday, December 14 in the 8800 block of Washington Boulevard at approximately 3 p.m.

The robber, described as a tall black male with "a goatee of a thin chin-strap beard", also lifted his shirt to imply he had a gun in his waistband. He got the money and fled on foot.

According to police, the man was wearing a winter hat with tassels, black sunglasses, a gray hooded sweatshirt with dark colored stripes down the arms, khaki cargo pants, black gloves and brown shoes.

Police are now offering a reward of $500 for information leading to his arrest and have released video of the hotel robbery.

If you have information please call 410-323-STOP.

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