22-year-old Fond du Lac man arrested in connection with Microtel Inn armed robbery

FOND DU LAC -- A 22-year-old Fond du Lac man was arrested Tuesday afternoon, September 1st in connection with the armed robbery that took place at the Microtel Inn on Sunday, August 30th.

Fond du Lac Police Investigators arrested the suspect without incident at a home on E.  2nd Street.

According to officials, on August 30th around 2 p.m. Fond du Lac police responded to a report of an armed robbery that had just occurred at Microtel Inn, located at 920 S. Military Road. Responding officers were advised by an employee that a male entered the hotel and demanded cash from the register after he displayed a black handgun.

After the suspect obtained an undisclosed amount of cash, he fled on foot out the front door and ran to the northwest.  The area was searched with a Fond du Lac Police Department K-9 Unit, but the suspect was not located.

Evidence from the crime was discovered during the course of the investigation.  The investigation remains active and is ongoing, investigators have not ruled out additional arrests.