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Armed robber uses projection screen to hold up motel

By Mason White 1:01 PM August 25, 2017
The suspect armed with projection screen
The suspect armed with projection screen
By: Tanya Clark

(Scroll down for video) Police are looking to arrest a man who held up an employee at a motel with an unusual weapon, according to police in Canada.

Battleford police said that the incident unfolded around 12:00 a.m., on Tuesday.

The man entered the motel lobby, which is located on Railway Avenue East.

The clerk at the desk denied that man service.

The man left, and returned minutes later armed with a rolled up projection screen.

The armed robber demanded money, but the motel employee ignored his demand.

The armed robber slowly walked out of the motel lobby empty handed.

Police said that the armed robber fled from the scene in a small dark-colored car.

The suspect was described as a heavy-set man with short black hair.

He was last seen wearing a dark shirt and dark pants.