Barber Shop Robbed at Gunpoint in Southeast Portland's Richmond Neighborhood

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October 17, 2013 21:11


This afternoon, Thursday October 17, 2013, at 12:39 p.m., Central Precinct officers responded to the report of an armed robbery at Rooks Barber Shop, located at 3580 Southeast Division Street.

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

Several officers searched the neighborhood but did not locate the suspect.

The suspect is described as a white male, unknown age, 6' tall, skinny build wearing a "Scream" style Halloween mask, dark-colored hoody, dark-colored jeans, armed with a handgun.

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



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