RCMP investigate armed robbery at central Alberta hotel

Olds RCMP say man and woman involved

A man and a woman walked up to the bar at the Torrington Hotel with a firearm.

Olds RCMP responded to the armed robbery at the central Alberta hotel last Wednesday at about 9:30 p.m.

The two pulled up to the hotel in an older white pickup truck described as possibly a Ford F150.

The male suspect entered the hotel bar and pointed a long barrel firearm at the staff member and ordered him not to move. There were no other people in the bar at the time.

The woman then entered the hotel and both suspects went behind the counter and stole the till containing cash. They fled westbound in the truck on Highway 27.

There were no injuries.

The male suspect is described as five foot five, with a larger build and wearing a red balaclava, black sweater, black pants, brown boots and a dark hat with a white emblem.

The female suspect is described as five feet, with a thin build, and wearing a striped back pack, dark pants, knee-high dark boots, dark grey jacket, white belaclava and a black ball cap with a white symbol.

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