Hoffman Estates police responded to an armed robbery at the Comfort Inn Suites, 2075 Barrington Road in Hoffman Estates just after 12:10 a.m. Tuesday. The offender forced the hotel clerk to the floor. The offender is described as a male/black, 5’4″ to 5’5″ 145 LBS (thin build). He was wearing a diamond stud earring and a brown shirt with a cream stripe. The offender displayed a handgun and fled on foot.