The Portland Police Bureau, in cooperation with Crime Stoppers of Oregon, is asking for the public's help to identify a suspect in an armed robbery.
On February 9, 2016, at 1:13 a.m., East Precinct officers responded to Paddy's Old Irish Cafe, located at 1736 Northeast 122nd Avenue, on the report of an armed robbery.
Officers arrived in the area and contacted the employee who told police that the suspect entered the business, armed with a handgun, and demanded money. After obtaining an undisclosed amount of cash, the suspect ran out of the bar and was last seen running westbound through the parking lot.
Surveillance images of the suspect are being released to aid in this investigation.
The suspect is described as an African American male in his 30s, 6' tall, 200 pounds, wearing dark clothing. The suspect's sweatshirt had "ALOHA" on the front and he was armed with a handgun.
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