September 14, 2013 23:25
This afternoon, Saturday September 14, 2013, at 1:39 p.m., North Precinct officers responded to the report of a "smash and grab" robbery at Morgan Jewelers, located at 10239 Northeast Cascades Parkway.
Officers arrived and contacted witnesses and employees who told police that the suspect loitered outside the jewelry store then entered and pulled a hammer out of a bag. The suspect then smashed a glass display case and stole four rings, then left the jewelry store eastbound on foot.
The suspect is described as an African American male in his 30s, 5'7" tall, bald head, wearing a blue/red/white checkered long-sleeved shirt, blue jeans, red shoes, and carrying a red bag. The suspect also had a small hatchet in a sheath attached to his belt.
Anyone with information about this suspect is asked to contact Robbery detectives at (503) 823-0405.
Sgt. Pete Simpson
Portland Police Bureau
1111 SW 2nd Ave, Suite 1526
Portland, Oregon 97204