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Crime Stoppers for week of 07-16-07

July 16, 2007 00:00


The Portland Police Bureau, in cooperation with Crime Stoppers, is asking for your help identifying a robbery suspect caught on tape.

On July 7, 2007, at 6:11 p.m., a suspect walked into Hollywood Liquor store, at 3738 Northeast Sandy Boulevard grabbed a bottle of liquor, walked to the checkout counter and demanded money from the cashier. The employee asked the suspect if he had a weapon and the suspect said he did not. The employee grabbed the liquor from the suspect and told him to leave. The suspect complied.

At 6:22 p.m., a suspect walked into the Beaumont Liquor store at 3334 Northeast Killingsworth Street stating he had a gun and demanded money from the cashier. The suspect fled out the door with the money, but a second employee gave chase, tackling the suspect at NE 34th Avenue and Northeast Killingsworth Street. The employee recovered the money, but the suspect got away.

At approximately, 8:30 p.m., a suspect brandishing a knife, robbed the cashier at the espresso bar at Nordstrom located at the Lloyd Center. The suspect took money and fled the area.

Surveillance video captured two of the robberies on tape and investigators believe that the same person committed all three robberies. It appears the suspect shaved his beard before arriving at Nordstrom’s.

The suspect is described as a white male, 30-40 years of age, 5’8-5’9”, stocky build, balding with short red hair, a full beard and mustache, possibly clean shaven now. He was wearing a straw hat, a blue T-shirt, tan cargo shorts, and carrying a tan or grey backpack.

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).


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