Rideau Lakes man charged in motel robbery

(Newswatch Group/File)

SMITHS FALLS – A Rideau Lakes Township man is among four people charged in connection to a robbery near Smiths Falls.

Rideau Lakes O.P.P. along with the Leeds County Crime Unit investigated the robbery at a motel outside Smiths Falls on Sept. 29.

Investigators said a 60-year-old man was assaulted during the robbery, which involved four men.

Police arrested a 22-year-old from Rideau Lakes, a three men – two aged 19 and a 21-year-old – all from Smiths Falls and all are charged with robbery and break, enter and theft.

The victim did not require medical treatment.

All were later released and will be in court in Brockville at a later date.

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