Portland Police Investigating an Armed Robbery in Southeast Portland

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June 23, 2012 12:05

  

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This morning, Saturday June 23, 2012, at 11:19 a.m., Portland Police officers assigned to East Precinct responded to the report of an armed robbery at Chu's Eatery, located at 17110 Southeast Powell Boulevard.

Officers arrived and learned that two suspects entered the restaurant, one armed with a handgun, and they demanded money from the employee. The suspect with the handgun hit the employee in the face with the gun and both suspects fled the area on foot in an unknown direction after obtaining and undisclosed sum of money.

The victim described the suspects as a African American males in their late 20s or early 30s, one wearing a black hoody the other wearing a long ski hat. Both were approximately 5'9", medium build.

Officers have checked the neighborhood but have not located the suspects. The victim was treated at the scene for her injuries.

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