Man injured by fleeing suspects tied to hotel robbery in Niagara Falls, Ont.: police

Police say they’re still looking for a man connected to an alleged hotel robbery in Niagara Falls that led to a father being injured while he was playing with his kids at a nearby home.

Niagara Regional Police say the incident happened late Sunday afternoon near a hotel in the area of Beaverdams and Kalar roads and involved several suspects and a number of weapons, including firearms.

Investigators say the alleged incident was an attempted robbery in which three masked men tried to force their way into a hotel room.

Police say those suspects eventually ran from the scene after the commotion reportedly caught the attention of a number of hotel guests.

The fleeing suspects allegedly jumped a fence into the backyard of a neighbouring home where a father was playing with children.

Detectives say the man was “slashed” by one of the suspects with a knife while another allegedly pointed a gun at the victim.

The suspects fled the scene after getting into a waiting car, according to police.

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