Mounties are looking for any information that may help them arrent the man behind an armed robbery at a Kelowna motel.
RCMP responded to the scene Nov. 17, just after 9 p.m., after they received a report of a robbery just committed at the Super 8 Motel located in the 2500 block of Highway 97 in Kelowna.
Police have determined that a masked man entered the motel lobby carrying a reusable shopping bag and brandishing a knife. The suspect threatened to harm the lone front desk clerk and demanded money. He then fled the motel on foot with an un-disclosed amount of cash to a vehicle waiting nearby.
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“Although the victim was physically pushed by the suspect during the robbery, she was not physically harmed,” said Cpl. Jesse O’Donaghey, in a press release. “Our investigation continues at this time as we process physical evidence secured at the scene.”
The suspect is described as a Caucasian male, in his mid to late 20s, 5-foot-6 to 5-foot-8 tall, approximately 125 pounds, with brown eyes and a thin face. He was seen wearing a pair of light blue jeans, a dark coloured athletic jacket, white sneakers, a white or cream coloured Hurley hat with dark emblem, a light coloured bandana over his face and a pair of black gloves.
If you witnessed this incident or have any information, and have not yet spoken to police you are asked to contact the Kelowna RCMP at 250-762-3300. Or, of course, remain anonymous by calling Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477, leaving a tip online at www.crimestoppers.net or by texting your tip to CRIMES (274637) ktown.
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