Ogden police arrest armed robbery suspect

Posted at 2:14 PM, Feb 16, 2013
and last updated 2013-02-16 16:14:33-05

OGDEN, Utah — Ogden Police arrested a man who is accused of robbing a hotel maid on Wednesday afternoon.

Police say 24-year-old Frank Joe Rader was armed with a knife when he demanded money from a maid who was cleaning rooms at the Ogden River Inn, located at 1825 Washington Boulevard.

Police said the suspect forced the victim into a room. She told him she did not have any money, and he ordered her to give him her cell phone. She complied, and her assailant fled on foot.

A hotel employee called the police, who found Rader based on witness descriptions.

Rader was arrested on charges of aggravated kidnapping, aggravated robbery and possession of drug paraphernalia.