Robbery at Gunpoint in Park, Juvenile Suspect Arrested (Photo)

July 13, 2019 16:41


On Saturday, July 13, 2019 at 11:34 A.M., East Precinct officers responded to a report of a robbery at gunpoint in Harrison Park, 8300 Southeast Stephens Street. Numerous officers responded and searched the area for the suspect. One of the officers located a suspect near Southeast Clinton Street and Southeast 84th Avenue. The suspect was detained and an investigation began. Officers developed probable cause to arrest the suspect and they located a loaded semiautomatic handgun believed to have been used in the robbery (photo).

Detectives from the Robbery Detail responded to assume the investigation. They determined the victim was sitting in the park when he was approached by the suspect. The suspect displayed the handgun and tried to take the victim's phone. After a struggle, the suspect ran off. There were no injuries.

The person arrested is 15-years-old male. He was booked into the Multnomah County Juvenile Detention Center on charges of Robbery in the First Degree, Unlawful Possession of a Firearm, and Menacing.

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