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VALPARAISO — Police are searching for two men and one woman following an alleged armed robbery at a hotel in Valparaiso Sunday.

Police responded about 9 p.m. Sunday to the Super 8 hotel at 3005 John Howell Drive in Valparaiso following reports of an armed robbery. The robbery happened in a rented room in the hotel, police said.

According to police, the victims said two men and one woman entered the hotel room after knocking and displayed a handgun. The suspects then allegedly began to collect an estimated $680 worth of property belonging to the victims and the hotel before leaving minutes later.

An investigation is ongoing.

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Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Sgt. Melanie Sheets at 219-462-2135. People can also text TIP411 at 847-411 and should type “Valpo” in the message field before sending the text message.

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