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Armed robbery at West Kelowna motel

March 27, 2015 - 11:19 AM

WEST KELOWNA – Staff at the Super 8 motel in West Kelowna were held up early this morning by an armed man who got away with some cash.

RCMP say the robbery happened at about 2:50 a.m., March 27, at the motel on Westgate Road.

A man with a weapon and with a black t-shirt over his face walked into the motel and demanded money. Police won’t say what the weapon was.

The suspect took off with some cash and, despite the efforts of a police dog, he got away.

RCMP describe the suspect as 6’ tall or just under and about 170 lbs. He was wearing a white baseball cap, a blue or grey hoodie and black pants.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact the West Kelowna RCMP at 250-768-2880 and ask for Const. McCall. You can remain anonymous by calling Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477, leaving a tip online at or by texting your tip to CRIMES (274637) ktown.

To contact the reporter for this story, email Howard Alexander at or call 250-491-0331. To contact the editor, email or call 250-718-2724.

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