Cricket Wireless employee robbed at gunpoint

Cricket Wireless employee robbed at gunpoint

Cricket Wireless employee robbed at gunpoint

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by Sara Roth, KGW.com Staff

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Posted on April 6, 2014 at 11:02 AM

PORTLAND – A Cricket Wireless store employee was robbed at gunpoint Saturday afternoon.

Officers responded to the report of an armed robbery at Cricket Wireless at 8226 NE Fremont St. just after 1 p.m. Saturday.

The employee said he took the store’s trash out, and when we went back inside the suspect was waiting for him, according to Portland police.

The suspect showed the employee a handgun and demanded money. After getting an undisclosed amount of cash, the suspect walked out of the store.

He was described as a white man in his 50s, around 6 feet tall, wearing blue sweat shorts and a pink shirt with red sleeves.

Anyone with information about the robbery was asked to call detectives at 503-823-0405.

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