Armed robbery at Torrington Hotel

On October 16th, 2019 at approximately 9:30 p.m., Olds RCMP responded to an armed robbery at the Torrington Hotel.

Two subjects, a male and a female, 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 female then entered the hotel and both suspects went behind the counter and stole the till containing cash.

They then exited the bar and fled westbound in the truck on Highway 27.

There were no injuries as a result of this incident.

The male suspect is described as being 5’5″ to 5’6″ tall, lager build and wearing a red balaclava, black sweater, black pants, brown boots and a dark hat with white emblem.

The female suspect is described as being approximately 5’0″ tall, thin build, and wearing a striped backpack, dark pants, knee high dark boots, dark grey jacket, white balaclava and a black ball cap with white symbol.

Police are continuing their investigation and are requesting anyone with information regarding this matter to contact the Olds RCMP at 403-556-3323 or should you wish to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers by phone at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or by Internet at www.tipsubmit.com.

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