Armored car worker robbed in NE Portland

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by KGW Staff

NWCN.com

Posted on December 7, 2012 at 9:04 AM

Updated Friday, Dec 7 at 8:37 PM

PORTLAND -- A man ran off with two cases of money from an armored car about 6:30 a.m. Friday in Northeast Portland.

Officers were dispatched to the OnPoint Credit Union at 1720 Northeast 9th Avenue on a report of a robbery, said Sgt. Pete Simpson.

The victim was an armored car employee. She said she was walking from the vehicle to the ATM when a man suddenly appeared, grabbed the cases and ran north on 9th Avenue.

The cases were hard, black plastic, 18 by 8 inches, about the size of a large shoebox.

The suspect was a man in his early to mid-20s, about six feet tall with a thin build. He was wearing a dark jacket with a sports team logo. The hood was up. He was wearing white gloves.

No weapons were seen in the robbery. The armored car worker was not hurt.

Anyone with information was asked to contact the robbery detail at (503) 823-0405.

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