Portland Police Investigating Armed Robbery of Marijuana Dispensary

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May 17, 2013 15:30


On Thursday May 16, 2013, at approximately 11:30 a.m., East Precinct officers responded to ReLeaf MM, located at 1034 Southeast 122nd Avenue, on the report of an armed robbery.

Officers arrived and spoke to the victim, who told police that the robbery occurred approximately 45 minutes earlier but the victim informed his boss before calling 9-1-1.

The victim and another employee told police that the suspect entered the business and approached the counter, armed with a handgun, and ordered them onto the floor. The suspect stole wallets, phones and keys, as well as an undisclosed amount of cash from the business. The suspect held one employee at gunpoint while demanding another fill a large duffel bag with marijuana.

The suspect is described as an African American male, 25-30 years old, 6'2" tall, 190 pounds, with a deep voice, wearing a black hoodie, black ski mask, gray sweatpants, and gloves. A possible suspect vehicle is described as a 2005-2010 dark blue Ford Explorer.

Surveillance video of the robbery is available for viewing and download at: http://youtu.be/yfDBz591HMA

Anyone with information about this robbery is asked to contact Det. Bill Winters at (503) 823-0466.



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