Southwest Portland's Maplewood Neighborhood Old Market Pub Robbed at Gunpoint

Southwest Portland's Maplewood Neighborhood Old Market Pub Robbed at Gunpoint

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August 19, 2012 10:00


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On Sunday August 19, 2012, at 1:22 a.m., Portland Police officers assigned to Central Precinct responded to the report of an armed robbery at the Old Market Pub, located at 6959 Southwest Garden Home Road.

As officers were enroute to the call they learned that the suspect also took an employee's car.

Officers contacted the one of the employees who told police that she closed the pub and was walking to her car with the other employee when the suspect came running out of the bushes pointing a gun at them. The suspect demanded both employees get in the victim's car with him and drive to the entrance to the pub, where he forced them inside to get money from the bar.

After obtaining an undisclosed sum of money, the suspect told the victims to lie on the ground and he took the victim's car and fled the area.

The suspect is described as an unknown age white male, 5'9" tall, 160 pounds, brown goatee, white mask, white shirt, blue jeans, black hat, and athletic shoes, armed with a handgun.

The victim's vehicle is a silver 2005 Ford Focus four-door, bearing Oregon license plate 091BMA. The vehicle is described as having missing hubcaps and a damaged front grill.

Robbery detectives will work with the Pub to obtain surveillance video if it's available.

Anyone who sees the stolen car is asked not to approach it but to immediately call 9-1-1.

Anyone with information about this robbery is asked to call Detective John Russell at (503) 823-0836 or

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