UPDATED (again): Robbery reported at Ramada Hotel in South El Monte

SOUTH EL MONTE – A couple wearing ski masks and hooded sweatshirts robbed two people at gunpoint Friday in the lobby of a hotel.

The robbers entered the lobby of the Ramada Hotel at 1089 Santa Anita Ave. shortly before 8:30 a.m. and brandished a handgun, according to deputies at the sheriff’s Temple Station which patrols South El Monte.

Sheriff’s Lt. Ignacio Somoano said the suspects took money and personal property from a man and a woman who were customers at the hotel.

He said the robbers, described only as a black man and a black woman, left in a black Honda driven by a Latina.

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