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Three masked men rob Baymont Inn in Janesville early Tuesday morning

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Shelly Birkelo
July 29, 2014

JANESVILLE--Three masked men armed with handguns robbed the front desk at the Baymont Inn, 616 Midland Ave., shortly after midnight Tuesday morning, according to Janesville police.

“They removed the cash drawer from behind the counter and fled the scene,” Lt. Jimmy Holford said.

“All three, believed to be males, were armed with handguns and were wearing cloth masks and dark clothing,” he said.

The female clerk was not injured. Police were reviewing security camera video from inside the business and surrounding businesses, Holford said.

It is not known how much money the robbers took. They fled the hotel on foot, he said.

Police are hoping video from exterior security cameras will reveal more information, Holford said.

Anyone with information about the robbery may call police at 608-757-2244 or Janesville Area CrimeStoppers at 608-756-3636. Crime tips can be texted to 274637 by typing JACS plus the message.

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