Man in 'Scream' mask robs Warrenville hotel, attempts heist at 2nd spot

A man disguised in a Halloween mask robbed a hotel in Warrenville early Monday morning and then attempted a holdup a short time later at another inn, police said Tuesday.

The man, wearing a mask like the ghost character in the “Scream” series of horror films, robbed a front desk clerk at knifepoint around 1:42 a.m. Monday at the Hyatt House Hotel, 27554 Maecliff Drive, Warrenville police said.

The suspect was dressed all in black, in a hoodie, pants and gloves and black Chuck Taylor All-Star gym shoes. He entered the lobby, demanded cash and left with an undisclosed amount.

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