Portland Police Investigate an Armed Robbery in Montavilla Neighborhood

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May 23, 2013 13:55


This morning, Thursday May 23, 2013, at 8:54 a.m., East Precinct officers responded to the report of an armed robbery at the Division Market, located at 2404 Southeast 79th Avenue.

Officers arrived in the area and contacted the victim at the store. The victim told police that the suspect entered the market, armed with a handgun, and demanded money. After obtaining an undisclosed amount of money, the suspect left the store. The victim did not know where the suspect went after leaving the store.

Officers searched the neighborhood using a Police K-9 Unit but did not locate anyone matching the suspect's description.

The suspect is described as a white male in his 20s, 5'10", 180 pounds, blonde or brown hair, wearing a bandana covering his face, baseball cap, dark-colored jacket, and blue jeans.

Robbery detectives have not determined if this suspect was involved in any of the armed robberies on Wednesday afternoon.

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



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