Sylvan Lake RCMP investigate armed robbery at Eckville Hotel

On December 9, 2016 at 4:05 p.m., Sylvan Lake RCMP responded to a complaint of an armed robbery at the Eckville Hotel.

  • Dec. 15, 2016 7:00 p.m.

On December 9, 2016 at 4:05 p.m., Sylvan Lake RCMP responded to a complaint of an armed robbery at the Eckville Hotel. Two male suspects, one armed with a silver pistol and one with a cattle prod made off with some cash and left the hotel on foot.

Investigation reveals that the suspects ordered everyone in the bar at the time of the incident to put their hands up. Money was collected from behind the bar, and with no further interaction, the two suspects left out the back door. No one in the bar was injured during this incident.

Both suspects were described as wearing blue work coveralls along with black masks and gloves. RCMP believe that a white truck may be associated to this incident. The RCMP are looking for public assistance in solving this crime.

If you have information about this investigation, please call the Sylvan Lake RCMP at 403-858-7200 or call your local police detachment. If you want to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers by phone at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), by internet atwww.tipsubmit.com, or by SMS.

 

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