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PORTLAND — Police continue to search for a suspect in connection with Thursday’s armed robbery at the University Credit Union at 1071 Brighton Ave.
Portland Police Lt. James Sweatt said the robbery was reported at 2:47 p.m. after a lone suspect demanded money while displaying a black handgun. The suspect fled on Taft Avenue after receiving and undisclosed amount of cash.
Sweatt said no one was hurt in the robbery. The suspect was described as a slender black man, between 5 feet 8 inches and 5 feet 10 inches tall. He was wearing dark clothing, including a black ball cap with white lettering, and may have had dreadlocks tucked into the cap. He was also wearing what may be a fake mustache and sunglasses.
Anyone with information about the robbery is asked to call police at 874-8584 or text anonymous tips to 274637, with the key word “Gotcha” and the tip.
Police are looking for this suspect in connection with the May 14 armed robbery of the University Credit Union at 1071 Brighton Ave. No one was injured in the 2:47 p.m. incident.