February 17, 2013 10:10On Saturday February 16, 2013, at 9:46 p.m., Portland Police officers assigned to East Precinct responded to the report of an armed robbery at KC's Mini Mart, located at 7474 Southeast 72nd Avenue.
Officers arrived and contacted the victim who told police that the suspect entered the store, armed with a handgun, and demanded money. When the victim refused to give him any money, the suspect set the gun on the counter, took money from the register and fled the store on foot southbound on 72nd Avenue.
The suspect left the gun behind and it turned out to be an Air Soft replica firearm.
Officers checked the neighborhood for the suspect but did not locate anyone matching his description.
The suspect is described as an African American male, medium build, wearing a dark-colored hooded jacket, blue jeans and gloves.
Anyone with information about this robbery is asked to contact the Robbery Detail at (503) 823-0405.
Sgt. Pete Simpson