Published 04/05 2014 03:16PM

Updated 04/05 2014 10:48PM

SEARCY, AR -- Police are asking for the public's assistance finding a man who robbed a hotel.

It happened in Searcy at America's Best Value Inn on Rand Drive around 9:00 p.m. Friday night.

A man approached a clerk with a knife and demanded money.

Once the clerk opened the cash drawer, the man forced the clerk into a bathroom where she was told to stay until he left the hotel.

The robber is described as being between 5’7’’ and 5’9” tall, about 160 to 180 pounds, and could be in his early to mid-20s with a bald head.

The suspect was last seen wearing a purple or blue hoodie with light colored symbols all over it, and a white bandana covering his face.

Anyone with any information about this incident or suspect is encouraged to call the Searcy Police Department Criminal Investigation Division at (501) 268-3531.

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