West Madison hotel robbed at gunpoint, police say

Madison Police Department

A west Madison hotel was robbed at gunpoint early Saturday by a man wearing a scarf over his face, police said.

Madison police said officers responded to a report of an armed robbery at Extended Stay America on Junction Court at 1:31 a.m.

Police said the clerk was folding laundry when a man jumped over the counter and demanded money.

The man reportedly displayed a weapon, demanded cash and fled the scene

The robber was described as black and was wearing a sweatshirt.