Hotel night clerk robbed at knifepoint
Jul 24, 2012 / 3:53 pm
Penticton RCMP are looking for a man who used a knife to rob a hotel night clerk.
The robbery occurred about 2 a.m. Tuesday at the Coast Hotel on Westminster Avenue.
Police say the 65-year-old night clerk contact them stating he had just been robbed and the suspect had fled the hotel.
The suspect apparently entered the hotel through the front door carrying a knife in his hand and demanded cash.
He fled with a cash box containing a small amount of cash.
Police arrived on scene but were unable to locate the suspect.
The suspect was last seen wearing all dark blue clothing with a hood covering his face.
Anyone with information on the robbery or the suspect are asked to contact Penticton RCMP or Crime Stoppers.
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