Armed Robbery at King Neighborhood Walgreens - Portland Police Investigating

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May 24, 2013 14:40


Today, Friday May 24, 2013, at 12:50 p.m., North Precinct officers responded to the report of an armed robbery at Walgreens, located at 6116 Northeast Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard.

Officers arrived in the area and contacted the employees who told police that the suspect entered the store, armed with a handgun, and demanded money.

The suspect ran out of the store without obtaining any money and was last seen running eastbound on Northeast Holman Street.

Officers checked the neighborhood but did not locate anyone matching the suspect's description.

The suspect is described as an dark-complected African American male in his 20s, 5'9" tall, round face, wearing black clothes and a baseball cap.

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



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