Man charged in robbery, attack at Boise hotel

BOISE -- A Chicago man is facing felony charges after police say he attacked and robbed another person in a Boise hotel room Thursday night.

Anthony Kevin Franklin, 56, had already left the hotel by the time officers arrived, according to police. The victim reported being assaulted, and told officers that Franklin had taken the victim's money.

Police say the suspect and victim know each other.

Officers began a search and found Franklin a short distance from the hotel. Police say he initially gave them a false name, and was carrying marijuana in his bag.

Franklin was arrested and booked into the Ada County Jail. He is charged with felony counts of robbery and aggravated battery as well as misdemeanor charges of drug possession and providing false information.

The suspect is due to appear in court Friday afternoon. 

Copyright 2016 KTVB


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