Mounties are investigating an armed robbery in a community south of Saskatoon that had a school in a hold and secure mode. Police say a hotel in Hanley, Sask. was robbed Friday just after 11:15 a.m. CT.
As a precaution, Hanley School was placed in a hold and secure mode, with the exterior doors locked and monitored while classes continued. At 5:45 p.m. CT, RCMP advised that the hold and secure was lifted.
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Investigators say a male suspect entered the hotel armed with a firearm and demanded cash. He then fled with the money on foot in an unknown direction.
The lone employee was not injured.
The suspect is described as wearing a dark-coloured hoodie with a dark scarf covering most of his face.
Anyone with information is asked to contact RCMP at 306-975-5173 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.
Thomas Piller contributed to this story
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