The Saint John Police arrested two people early on Wednesday morning following an armed robbery on the city’s east side.

Police say a man and a woman robbed the night clerk at the Best Western Hotel on Major Brook Drive near Parkway Mall at about 1:15 a.m. on Wednesday.

At around 3 a.m., the police arrested a 35-year-old man and 27-year-old woman in the uptown area.

The two are being held in jail until their court appearance on Wednesday.