Teen pistol-whipped during SE Portland robbery, police seek 2 suspects

File photo - Creston Outdoor Pool

PORTLAND, Ore. – A teenager is recovering at the hospital after police say he was pistol-whipped during a robbery at the Creston Outdoor Pool in Southeast Portland overnight Tuesday.

According to police, the victim was swimming at the pool with a group of friends when about 12:30 a.m. Wednesday two men walked up to them and started going through their stuff.

The victim confronted the suspects, and one of them hit him; police believe the suspect used the “hard surface of a firearm.”

The suspects ran off towards SE Powell Boulevard from the Creston Outdoor Pool.

Both suspects were between 18 and 21 years old. One had a medium build, a goatee, and was wearing all black clothing. The other had a faded haircut, and was wearing all white clothing.

Police searched the area but couldn’t find anyone matching the descriptions from witnesses.

If you have any helpful information, police want you to call (503) 823-1080.

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