Suspect robs Portland cell phone store at knifepoint
PORTLAND, Ore. – Police are searching for a man who robbed a Southeast Portland store at knifepoint on Tuesday evening.
Employees at the Metro PCS store on SE Division Street told Portland Police that a man holding a 12-inch knife walked into the store about 6:30 p.m. and demanded money.
According to police, the man directed employees into a back room while brandishing the blade and left with some cash.
Officers searched the neighborhood, however they could not find the suspect.
He’s described as about 6-foot 2-inches tall, with a thin build.
If you have any helpful information, call robbery detectives at (503) 823-0405.
Roughly two hours later, police were called out to a Dutch Bros. coffee stand on SE Holgate on reports of a robbery attempt. Police are searching for that suspect as well.