May 16, 2013 14:00The Portland Police Bureau, in cooperation with Crime Stoppers of Oregon, is asking for the public's help in solving a robbery in Northeast Portland.
On May 1, 2013, at approximately 1:30 a.m., North Precinct officers responded to Maddys, located at 11252 Northeast Sandy Boulevard, on the report of a strong-arm robbery.
Officers spoke with the victim who told police that he was playing video poker and had won a sum of money that he placed inside his wallet.
The suspect approached the victim from behind, reached over him and grabbed the wallet out of the victim's hand. The two struggled over the wallet but the suspect was able to force the wallet out of the victim's grip and run out the door.
The suspect was last seen running southbound on 112th Avenue from Sandy Boulevard.
The suspect is described as a white male in his 30s, 5'10" tall, 275 pounds, brown hair, blue eyes, wearing a black hoodie and dark-colored jeans.
A surveillance photo of the suspect is being released to assist in his identification.
Crime Stoppers is offering a cash reward of up to $1,000 for information, reported to Crime Stoppers, that leads to an arrest in this case, or any unsolved felony, and you can remain anonymous.
Leave a Crime Stoppers tip online at http://www.crimestoppersoforegon.com , text CRIMES (274637) and in the subject line put 823HELP, followed by your tip, or call 503-823-HELP (4357) and leave your tip information.
Visit http://www.tipsoft.com to download the Crime Stoppers App for the iPhone or Droid.
Det. Chris Brace
Portland Police Bureau
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Sgt. Pete Simpson