Palmer House Motel robbery

The Palmer House Motel was robbed at gunpoint Friday in Sioux City.  

SIOUX CITY | A Sioux City motel was robbed at gunpoint Friday night. 

Police Lt. Brad Bollinger said a male subject entered the Palmer House Motel after 8:15 p.m. and produced a firearm and demanded money from the clerk. The suspect then fled on foot after getting  away with an undisclosed amount of cash. 

Bollinger describes the suspect as tall and wearing a black hoodie sweatshirt with light-colored Nike shoes. His race is unknown at this time. 

The female clerk was the only person in the lobby at the time of the robbery.  

"She is shaken up but she is doing OK right now," Bollinger said. 

The incident remains under investigation.

The Palmer House Motel is located at 3440 Gordon Drive. 

Anyone with information in this case can call the police department at 712-279-6440.  

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Crime and general assignment reporter

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