CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police are looking for a man accused of robbing a motel in the University City area. It happened just before 5:30 a.m. Friday at Super 8 on Equipment Drive near West Sugar Creek Road and I-85.

Investigators said when the suspect tried unsuccessfully to exchange a counterfeit $100, he tried to get money out of the clerk's hand, grabbed the cash drawer and took off.

Equipment Drive robbery suspect
Photo Courtesy CMPD

The suspect is described as a black male, 6’3”, 200 lbs., with a heavyset build. He was last seen wearing a grey hoodie and blue jeans. If you know this man, call Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600.