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August 31, 2012 at 9:29 AM

Clerk at Aurora Avenue motel robbed at gunpoint

Seattle police are searching for a man who robbed the clerk of a North Seattle motel at gunpoint late last night.

Police say the man confronted the night clerk at the Marco Polo Motel, 4114 Aurora Ave. N., outside the business office just before midnight.  The man forced the clerk into the office and demanded access to the safe.  He took cash and several other items then tied up the clerk.

The clerk, who was not hurt, was able to free himself and dial 911, police said.  The clerk did not offer a precise description of the robber.

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