Early Morning Armed Robbery in Northwest Portland

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September 05, 2013 14:46

  

This morning, Thursday September 5, 2013, at 4:55 a.m., Central Precinct officers responded to the report of an armed robbery at the Silver Cloud Inn, located at 2426 Northwest Vaughn Street.

Officers arrived and contacted the victims, a hotel employee and an Oregonian delivery driver, who told police that the suspect entered the hotel carrying a small box he claimed was a bomb. The suspect tied up both the hotel employee and the delivery driver and stole cash from both of them before fleeing the hotel. The victims were able to get free and call 9-1-1.

Several officers, including a Police K-9 Unit, searched the neighborhood but did not locate anyone matching the suspect's description.

The suspect is described as an African American male, wearing a white hockey mask and all black clothing.

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

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