Deli on Northeast 122nd Avenue Robbed by Armed Gunman

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January 08, 2014 21:15

  

This afternoon, Wednesday January 8, 2014, at 4:51 p.m., North Precinct officers responded to Devaki's Deli, located at 4906 Northeast 122nd Avenue, on the report of an armed robbery.

Officers arrived in the area and contacted employees who told police that the suspect entered the deli, armed with two handguns, and demanded money. After obtaining an undisclosed amount of cash, the suspect left the deli and was last seen running eastbound on Northeast Marx Street.

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

The suspect is described as a white male, 5'9" tall, 140 pounds, wearing dark glasses, a dark cloth covering his face, dark jacket, and dark jeans.

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

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