Surveillance footage released of suspect attacking Motel 6 employee in Tempe

Posted at 9:55 AM, Jul 21, 2017
and last updated 2017-08-14 15:59:59-04

Officials have now released surveillance footage of the moment a suspect attacked a motel employee in July. 

Tempe police said on July 10, at 6:30 p.m., officers were called to the Motel 6 at Priest Drive and Broadway Road for a report of an assault. 

According to police, there was a verbal altercation between the suspect and the employee regarding a room. The suspect punched and kicked the staff member multiple times causing serious injuries. 

The suspect ran from the scene. He is described as a black male, approximately 30 years old with short dark hair and a goatee.

If you have any information regarding this incident call Tempe police at 480-350-8311. 

**Warning: the surveillance footage contains graphic content**