Two Craven County hotels robbed

Two Craven County hotels robbed

POSTED: 6:06 PM Dec 27 2012

Two Craven County hotels were robbed early Thursday morning.

Sgt. Brown with the New Bern Police Department tells NewsChannel 12 that the Hampton Inn on Hotel Drive in New Bern was robbed about 5:30 a.m. Three masked men entered the hotel with guns and demanded money.

Sgt. Brown says that the suspects' clothing was distinctive, and that police are working to identify them.

Craven County Sheriff's Department says that the Best Western on Old Cherry Point Road was also robbed in the early hours of the morning. Three armed men are also sought in that robbery.

Police are investigating whether or not the crimes are connected.

No shots were fired and no one was injured in either incident.