Man arrested after string of hotel robberies

NewsChannel 10

Amarillo, Texas - A man robs two Amarillo hotels over night Saturday and attempts to rob a third before getting caught by police.

Authorities arrested 19-year-old Lawrence DeLeon in the parking lot of the Baymont Inn on I-40 West.

They say he robbed the Super 8 motel on Lakeview Drive around 1am, then attempted to rob a Residence Inn 40 minutes later and then just ten minutes after than, authorities say he took off with money from the Hampton Inn in the 6900 of I-40 West.

Police found evidence of the robberies in his truck.

They also arrested a 19-year-old female in the truck for consumption of alcohol by a minor.