Centennial Neighborhood Business Robbed by Man Armed with a Shotgun

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October 16, 2013 04:51

  

This evening, Tuesday October 15, 2013, at 7:41 p.m., East Precinct officers responded to the report of an armed robbery at Baxter Auto Parts, located at 16716 Southeast Division Street.

Officers arrived in the area and contacted employees who told police that the suspect entered the store, armed with a shotgun, and demanded money. After obtaining an undisclosed amount of money the suspect left the store and was last seen walking eastbound on Division Street.

Officers, including a Police K-9, checked the area but did not locate anyone matching the suspect's description.

The suspect is described as a white male, 30-40 years old, 5'10" tall, thin build, wearing a camouflage jacket and pants, armed with a shotgun.

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

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