May 20, 2013 11:10The Portland Police Bureau, in cooperation with Crime Stoppers of Oregon, is asking for the public's help in identifying a thief stealing from Portland hospitals.
On May 14, 2013, at approximately 12:00 p.m., a man walked into the volunteer break room at the Portland Shriners Hospital and stole a woman's purse. The purse contained an undisclosed amount of cash, ID, credit cards, and an Apple iPad.
When the victim realized her purse was missing, she alerted hospital security staff who located the suspect on surveillance video.
Shriners Hospital security learned from Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU) Public Safety that a similar incident occurred in the afternoon of May 14, where the suspect stole a backpack from an OHSU employee's office.
The suspect is described as a white male in his 50s with tan or olive-colored skin, shaved or bald head, 5'8" tall, 190 pounds, wearing a dark-colored t-shirt and jeans.
Surveillance video from Shriners Hospital is available for viewing and download at: http://youtu.be/I4rHUEyb8jY
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. Eric McDaniel
Portland Police Bureau
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Sgt. Pete Simpson