Man tries to rob pair at gunpoint in hotel parking lot

A man tried to rob two people at gunpoint at a north Colorado Springs hotel parking lot early Monday morning, according to police. 

It happened at the Academy Hotel near the area of North Academy Boulevard and Interstate 25.

Police said two hotel guests were approached by a man in the parking lot. The man was wearing a bandana on his face. He pointed a handgun at one of the people and demanded money, police said.

He then changed his mind and ran westbound through the parking lot.

Officers arrived but were unable to find him.

Any information on this incident can be reported to police at (719) 444-7000.

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