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Two arrested following Best Western robbery

RCMP outside of the Best Western following a robbery on June 11, 2015.
June 16, 2015 - 9:46 AM

KAMLOOPS – Two people have been arrested following an armed robbery at the Best Western hotel in Kamloops last week.

RCMP responded to a robbery shortly after 7 a.m. on Thursday, June 11, at The Best Western hotel on Columbia Street West.

Cpl. Cheryl Bush says the victim, a guest at the hotel, answered a knock at his door and was subsequently robbed by two females and a male with a baseball bat. The victim was not injured and RCMP began a search for the suspects.

Police have now arrested two of the individuals responsible. Noah Mastalier, 37, and Frances August, 31, are facing charges of break and enter, robbery, possession of a weapon for purposes dangerous to public and unlawful confinement.

The investigation is continuing and police do anticipate a third arrest.

Bush says the suspects are known to Kamloops RCMP, but it doesn’t appear they knew the victim. No information was given regarding what was stolen during the robbery.

To contact a reporter for this story, email Dana Reynolds at or call 250-819-6089. To contact an editor, email or call 250-718-2724.

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