Police seek suspect in violent robbery and assault



PORTLAND Ore. (NWNN) – A 64-year-old female was robbed and assaulted while at work and police need help identifying the suspect.

Officers from Portland Police Bureau responded to the report of an armed robbery Wednesday, at Maddy’s bar, located at 17102 Southeast Powell Boulevard.

The employee told police that she was cleaning the counter when the suspect approached her from behind, pressed a gun into her side and demanded money.

Police say after taking the money, he struck her in the head with the gun, knocking her to the ground.

The suspect then left the bar westbound on Powell Blvd. on a black sport motorcycle.

The suspect is described as a white male, approximately 5’10” tall, and 180 pounds wearing a black motorcycle helmet, a black jacket, gloves, and tan or cream-colored pants.

Anyone with information about this robbery should call Portland Police.