Armed robbery, carjacking reported in Eagle, Gypsum |

Armed robbery, carjacking reported in Eagle, Gypsum

EAGLE — A masked assailant robbed the Comfort Inn in Eagle at gunpoint Monday night, according to police.

The robbery reportedly occurred around 7 p.m. After the gunman fled the hotel, he rendezvoused with a getaway car parked at a nearby supermarket, according to Eagle Police Chief Rodger McLaughlin. Shoppers reported that police cars converged at the site, searching vehicles and the store for the gunman.

The suspect reportedly wore a ski mask, gloves and all black clothes, according to police.

Roughly 21/2 hours after the robbery, at around 8:45 p.m., a carjacking was reported at the Big Dog Car Wash in Gypsum. The victim said that a single male wearing all black and a ski mask approached and put a gun to her temple. He reportedly demanded the keys to her car and all her money.

The car was reportedly last seen traveling west from Gypsum on U.S. Highway 6, according to police.

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