July 17, 2013 11:00The Portland Police Bureau, in cooperation with Crime Stoppers of Oregon, is asking for the public's help in identifying a suspect in four Downtown robberies.
Robbery detectives are investigating four robberies involving the same suspect at three Downtown Portland businesses. The suspect has implied that he is armed with a weapon during the robberies.
The first robbery occurred on June 1, 2013, at 11:47 a.m., at the Benessere Olive Oil Shop, located at 907 Southwest 9th Avenue.
The second robbery occurred on June 3, 2013, at 9:00 a.m., at the Subway sandwich shop, located at 619 Southwest Park Avenue.
The third robbery occurred on June 5, 2013, at 7:43 a.m., at the CostLo Market, located at 631 Southwest Alder Street.
The fourth robbery occurred on July 14, 2013, at 5:20 p.m., at the Benessere Olive Oil Shop (2nd occurrence).
The suspect is described as a white male in his 40s, light brown or blonde hair, balding, 5'08" tall, medium build, wearing a dark colored windbreaker and tan pants.
Surveillance video of the suspect is available for viewing and download at: http://youtu.be/_Iz1_QLMnd4
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.
Detective John Russell
Portland Police Bureau
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Sgt. Pete Simpson