Crime Stoppers Featured Case #12-44 Dotty's Armed Robbery

Crime Stoppers Featured Case #12-44 Dotty's Armed Robbery

November 27, 2012 14:01


The Portland Police Bureau, in cooperation with Crime Stoppers of Oregon, is asking for the public's help in solving an armed robbery in Southeast Portland's Powellhurst-Gilbert neighborhood.

On Thursday November 1, 2012, at 7:50 p.m., Portland Police officers assigned to East Precinct responded to the report of an armed robbery at Dotty's Deli, located at 11926 Southeast Division Street.

Officers arrived and contacted the victim who told police that two suspect entered the deli, both armed with handguns. One suspect pointed a handgun at the clerk and the other waved it around the deli and demanded people get on the ground.

After obtaining and undisclosed sum of money, both suspects fled the area on foot.

Officers, including a Police K-9 Unit, conducted an extensive neighborhood search for the suspects but did not locate anyone matching their description.

The suspects are described as two males, unknown race.

One is described as 6'3", medium build, wearing a navy blue-colored hoody, blue jeans, black shoes with white laces, black gloves, and wearing a maroon-colored bandana over his face.

The second is described as 5'9", thin build, wearing a gray hoody, dark-colored jeans, grey gloves, white tennis shoes with black soles, and wearing a white mask over his face.

Both suspects were armed with handguns.

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