Portland Police Investigating an Armed Robbery in Northwest Portland

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April 22, 2013 20:10

  

This evening, Monday April 22, 2013, at approximately 7:45 p.m., Portland Police officers assigned to Central Precinct responded to the report of an armed robbery at Little Things jewelry shop, located at 1720 Northwest Lovejoy Street.

Officers arrived and contacted the victim who told police that approximately 30 minutes earlier, a man who was shopping in the jewelry store approached the counter to purchase an item, then displayed a pocket knife as he demanded money from the victim, an adult female.

The victim gave the suspect an undisclosed amount of money then the suspect tied the victim up and left the store. The victim did not see what direction the suspect went after exiting the front door.

The victim was able to loosen herself and call 9-1-1.

The suspect is described as a white male in his late-20s, 5'6" tall, dark clothes, backpack, black baseball cap, with a reddish/gray goatee.

Anyone with information on this robbery is asked to call the Robbery Detail at (503) 823-0405.

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