Police investigating armed robbery at Econolodge


The Fort St. John RCMP detachment is investigating an armed robbery at the Econolodge Hotel that occured early Friday morning.

Just before 4:00 a.m., a male entered the hotel, wearing a face disguise and armed with a weapon.

The suspect made off with an undisclosed amount of cash.

Police are looking for an older Caucasian male approximately 5 feet 5 inches tall wearing a thin black jacket with a sliver stripe and black gloves.

The male fled the scene in a red, older model 4 door car.

Anyone with information on this incident is asked to call the Fort St. John RCMP at 250-787-8140, or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.