An armed man on Friday night allegedly robbed a clerk at the Sycamore Mineral Springs Resort in Avila Beach.
The robbery occurred about 10:35 p.m., and the suspect, who was allegedly carrying a hand gun, escaped the scene with an undisclosed amount of money, according to a San Luis Obispo County Sheriff's Office news release.
The suspect was described as a white male in his 30s, approximately 6 feet 2 inches with a medium build. He was said to have been wearing a black ski mask, a black sweatshirt and blue jeans, according to the news release.
The clerk was not injured during the robbery, the Sheriff's Office said.
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The man fled the area in a dark-colored sedan, according to the Sheriff's Office, which is still investigating.
This was the second time in just over a week that a San Luis Obispo County resort or hotel was the scene of an armed robbery.
On Aug. 4, an armed man robbed a clerk at the Spyglass Inn in Pismo Beach, police said.
That night, police said the man entered the hotel lobby about 10:20 p.m., brandished a small-caliber handgun and demanded cash.
The man was described as a white male in his 20s, between 5 feet 10 inches and 6 feet tall and weighing 180 to 200 pounds. The clerk told police the man was wearing a black hooded sweatshirt and a surgical mask over his face.
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