Suspects arrested in motel robbery in Hardisty

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Two people have been arrested and charged in relation to a robbery in Hardisty, Alberta on May 25, 2013.
One of the accused is under the age of 18 and his name can not be released. The RCMP are not releasing the name of the second man involved in the robbery to protect the identify of the minor.
Killam/Forestburg RCMP received a report that the two men were allegedly trying to steal equipment from a motel in Hardisty in the early morning hours on May 25.
The two men kicked in the victim’s motel room door and assulted a person inside. That person had to be taken to the hospital. RCMP have not released the name of the person injured.
The two men allegedly stole a bag of clothing from a second victim.  The television in the motel room was also taken.
The two men ran off and then drove the vehicle they were driving into a ditch. When a passerby stopped to offer assistance, the two men threatened the passerby, assaulted him and then loaded stolen property into the passerby’s vehicle.
The two men have been charged with two counts of robbery, break and enter, assault, uttering threats and theft. They appeared in Killam Provincial Court on June 4, 2013.

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