Police are on the hunt for an armed robber who held up a Kamloops motel’s front desk on Monday night.
RCMP Cpl. Jodi Shelkie said a masked man entered the Howard Johnson Inn at 530 Columbia St. at about 10:15 p.m. and pointed a pistol at the clerk.
“The suspect went directly to the cash drawer and took some money while ordering the clerk to get into a back room,” Shelkie said. “The male then left. The clerk was not injured.”
Police couldn’t find the robber.
Shelkie said the suspect was wearing a balaclava, a black hoodie, black Adidas track pants with white stripes down the leg and carrying a dark-coloured backpack.
Anyone with information is asked to call Kamloops RCMP at 250-828-3000 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).