Kent Police have released new CCTV images as they search for a man who allegedly threatened hotel staff with a hand gun.
Employees at the Hythe Imperial Hotel were told by the man, who is believed to be between the ages of 55-70, that there was a bomb in the building.
Bomb disposal experts were unable to locate a device in the hotel following the attempted robbery on Friday 28 September.
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Armed siege around property began just after 4pm this afternoon. A man, reported to be aged 72, is in the building and said to be armed