UPDATE: Portland Police Investigate Car Jacking

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May 04, 2010 16:48

  

The vehicle taken in last night's car jacking at SE Cesar Chavez Blvd and Powell has been located in Clackamas County. Clackamas County Deputies spotted the vehicle and after a pursuit took one adult man into custody. Portland Police Robbery Detectives are working with Clackamas County on the investigation and have recovered what appears to be a replica or toy gun in the vehicle.

Please contact the Clackamas County PIO for details of the pursuit and custody.

The name of the suspect is not being released at this time.

***ORIGINAL MESSAGE***

Tonight at 8:35 p.m., Portland Police were called to the Safeway parking lot at Southeast Cesar Chavez and 39th on a call of a car being stolen at gunpoint. Officers confirmed that a victim had her 1993 light blue Eagle Vision stolen at gunpoint. The suspect is described as a white male aged 30-40. He was last seen wearing a black "top hat" or "mad hatter" style hat, a woman's black wig, a black waist length jacket and mardi gra beads. The license plate of the vehicle is Oregon plate 466DLU. No one was injured during this incident.

Anyone who sees this vehicle is asked to call 911.

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