Convenience Store Robbed in Southeast Portland's Powellhurst-Gilbert Neighborhood

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October 27, 2013 18:25

  

On Saturday October 26, 2013, at 9:20 p.m., East Precinct officers responded to the report of an armed robbery at the Country Food Market, located at 5708 Southeast 136th Avenue.

Officers arrived in the area and contacted the victim who told police that she was working in the store when the suspect entered, armed with a handgun, and demanded money. After obtaining an undisclosed amount of money, the suspect walked out of the store and was last seen walking out of the area northbound on 136th Avenue.

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

The suspect was described as a Hispanic male in his 20s, 5'4" tall, 150 pounds, black hair, blue eyes, wearing a dark-colored hoody, baseball cap and jeans.

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

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