Three sought in Pinewood Lodge robbery
April 3, 2013
Authorities are seeking two men and a woman who robbed the Pinewood Lodge in South Lake Tahoe on Saturday night.
An unidentified woman knocked on the Lodge’s front lobby door at about 11:30 p.m. and told the clerk she needed a room.
When the clerk opened the door, two men wearing ski masks and gloves forced their way into the office.
One man with a handgun pushed the clerk behind the counter and the second man held a large hunting knife to the clerk’s neck while the woman demanded money. The man with a handgun opened the cash drawer and removed cash. All three left in a brown four-door Cadilla headed toward Stateline.
All three were described as black. The woman was described as having a small build, 5-feet, 4-inches tall and wearing a gray sweatshirt with a hood.
The man with the gun was described as being 6-feet, 2-inches tall, and was last seen wearing a black sweatshirt, dark jeans, black ski mask
The man with a knife was of similar height, wearing all dark clothing and a black mask. All three were wearing black gloves.
Anyone with information relating to his case is encourage to call the South Lake Tahoe Police Department at (530) 542-6100.