North Precinct responds to early morning robbery

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August 11, 2014 12:45

  

Early this morning, August 11, 2014, at 2:52 a.m., North Precinct officers responded to a report of a robbery at 2010 N. Killingsworth Street. Officers arrived and learned that the suspect, described as a black male in his late teens, approximately 6' tall and with a medium build, had entered the store, demanded and received money from the clerk and then fled the location.

Officer established a perimeter and a K-9 unit responded but the suspect was not apprehended. The investigation is ongoing.

The PPB is exploring the possibility that these robberies are related to other similar robberies which have been reported.

While these cases are under investigation we would like the public to be cognizant of suspicious persons in the areas near convenience stores. If the public witnesses a suspicious person or event and it is ongoing they are asked to call 911. If the event is not ongoing please call non-emergency at 503-823-3333. Anyone with information about these robberies is asked to call the Portland Police Bureau Detective Division at 503-823-0400.

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