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Hotel clerk shot during attempted robbery
A 30-year-old man is in custody after an attempted robbery at a downtown Saskatoon hotel Thursday night.
Published Friday, December 21, 2012 6:10AM CST
A hotel clerk was sent hospital after being shot through the hand during an attempted robbery Thursday night.
The clerk was shot during a struggle with a 30-year-old man who entered a downtown hotel armed with a handgun and attempted to rob the front desk at approximately 10:30 p.m., Saskatoon police said in a news release.
Customers and other staff became involved, disarming the suspect and holding the man for police.
The victim and the suspect both suffered non-life threatening injuries and were taken to hospital.
Police say the investigation is ongoing.