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- The Forecaster
PORTLAND — A 7-Eleven convenience store at 27 Washington Ave. was robbed Monday night, police said this afternoon.
A man entered the store at 7:45 p.m. and demanded cash from the store clerk, according to police. No weapon was displayed and no one was injured in the incident, although several customers were in the store at the time.
The man fled the store with an undisclosed amount of cash and was last seen heading on foot toward Kennedy Park.
Witnesses described the man as white, with a thin build, and wearing a mask, a black sweatshirt, blue jeans and brown shoes. The sweatshirt was printed with a small white triangle just below its hood, which was pulled up, witnesses said.
Anyone with information was asked to contact police at 874-8584. Information also can be reported anonymously by texting “GOTCHA” and a message to 274637 (CRIMES) or visiting www.portland-police.com and clicking “Submit an Anonymous Crime Tip.”