Victim robbed seeking prostitute at Boise hotel

BOISE, Idaho (KBOI) - Boise Police have ended their three-hour search for someone linked to an armed robbery downtown. Dispatchers took the call around 3:30 a.m. Thursday.

Police say the armed robbery happened around 18th Street and Fairview Avenue, near the Red Lion Downtown Hotel.

A person of interest was in a hotel room and is now in custody for questioning.

The armed robbery does not appear to be random. The victim was seeking illegal prostitution services when the crime occurred.