1111 S.W. 2nd Avenue, Portland, OR 97204
September 25, 2006 00:00
On Wednesday, July 11, 2006, at 8:27 p.m., the suspect walked into the Mock Crest Grocery, at 3715 North Lombard Street, picked up a case of beer off the shelf and ran out of the store without paying. The storeowner leaped over the counter and confronted the suspect in the parking lot. The suspect turned around and swung the case of beer at the victim striking him in the face. The victim immediately fell to the ground and was knocked unconscious. The suspect fled the area on foot. The victim suffered head and facial injuries, including a split lip, broken teeth, and abrasions to his hands and legs.
The suspect is described as a white male in his thirties, 5’6 to 5’8” tall, blonde hair worn in a crew cut, with a medium to stocky build. The victim stated that he had seen the suspect many times walking on North Lombard Street with transients.
Crime Stoppers is offering a cash reward of up to $1,000 for information, reported to Crime Stoppers, that leads to an arrest in this case, or any unsolved felony, and you remain anonymous. Call Crime Stoppers at (503) 823-HELP (4357).
Sgt. Pete Simpson