Gun-toting woman robs south KC hotel

Authorities are looking for a woman who robbed a south Kansas City hotel early Thursday.

Just after midnight, the woman entered the Crescent Hotel at 5701 Longview Road, displayed a gun to a clerk and took an unknown amount of money from the cash register. The suspect fired one shot, away from the clerk.

Authorities described the robber as a white woman in her 30s who was wearing a black sweater, gray pants and white boots.

Anyone with information is asked to call the TIPS Hotline at 816 474-TIPS (474-8477).

Brian Burnes, bburnes@kcstar.com