Handgun used to rob Kamloops inn
Marshall Jones - Managing Editor
Police are looking for this man after the Howard Johnson Inn was robbed Monday, April 10, 2017.
Image Credit: SUBMITTED/Kamloops RCMP
April 11, 2017 - 7:24 AM
KAMLOOPS - The Howard Johnson Inn on Columbia St. was robbed by a man brandishing what appeared to be a handgun last night and police need your help tracking him down.
At 10:15 p.m. the man entered the hotel, brandished what a news release called "a black handgun-looking firearm" at the clerk behind the desk, then went straight to a cash drawer, took money and ordered the clerk into a back room before leaving. No one was injured.
Police and a police dog couldn't find him.
The suspect was wearing a balaclava, a black hoodie, black Adidas track pants with white stripes down the leg, and carrying a greyish-black backpack.
If you have any information on this robbery or can identify the suspect, please contact the Kamloops RCMP at 250-828-3000 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.
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