Police seek suspects in robbery/assault
Castlegar RCMP are investigating robbery and assault that occurred at the Flamingo Hotel in Castlegar at approximately 3 p.m. Dec.13, according to RCMP Sgt. Laurel Mathew.
“The owner of the motel was accosted by two persons inside the motel, restrained, and assaulted with a weapon. The suspects fled with assorted valuables,” she said.”The victim was transported to hospital but did not suffer life threatening injuries.”
The suspects are described as: Caucasian male, approximately 5’8″ tall with brown hair, and a Caucasian female, approximately 5’6″ tall/ The suspects fled in a dark-coloured pick up truck that was very muddy, and had no canopy.
There is no more information available at this time, as police are still investigating.
If anyone was in the area and witnessed anything suspicious, they are asked to call the Castlegar RCMP at 250-365-7721.