Lexington Inn Robbed For Second Time In One Week

Lexington-InnSaturday, at 8:51p.m., San Luis Obispo Police Department received a 911 call reporting an armed robbery that just occurred at the Lexington Inn at 2050 Garfield.  

An unknown male suspect wearing all black clothing and a black ski mask entered the location and approached the front desk clerk. The suspect produced a black semi-auto handgun and demanded money from the clerk.

The suspect fled the scene after obtaining an undisclosed amount of cash from the clerk. SLOPD officers responded and checked the area. After an extensive search officers were unable to locate the suspect.

The suspect is described as a white male 19 or 20 years old, approximately 5’6” and very thin.  There were no injuries reported as a result of the robbery.

This is the second robbery at the Lexington Inn this week.  The first robbery occurred on Thursday at 9:30 p.m.  Although the suspect descriptions are similar, it is unknown at this time if the robberies are related.


The investigation into both robberies is ongoing. If you have any information about either of the robberies you are encouraged to contact the San Luis Obispo Police Department or Crime Stoppers.