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WEEK OF JUNE 3, 2002

June 05, 2002 00:00


Portland Police Bureau Robbery Detectives, in cooperation with Crime Stoppers, are asking for your help in identifying and apprehending an individual believed responsible for a series of armed robberies. Robbery locations thus far have included a video store, a printing shop, and two dry cleaning establishments. The suspect may also be responsible for armed robberies in Clackamas County.

The suspect, who is "very calm" while brandishing a silver semi-automatic handgun, is described as a 50 to 60-year-old white male, 5'7" to 5'9" tall, with a medium build, strong upper body, round shoulders, and a gray mustache. The suspect's clothing, which is said to be "old" but well kept, consists of a light colored "fisherman's hat," forest green sweatshirt, and blue jeans. The suspect also wears sunglasses.

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 crime, and you need not give your name. Call Crime Stoppers at (503) 823-HELP.


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Portland Police Bureau
1111 SW 2nd Ave, Suite 1526
Portland, Oregon 97204



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