Man with gun flees after struggle with Macy's security

Man with gun flees after struggle with Macy's security

Man with gun flees after struggle with Macy's security

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Posted on March 27, 2014 at 12:16 PM

Updated Friday, Mar 28 at 6:42 AM

PORTLAND -- A man struggling with security officers at the Lloyd Center Macy's dropped a gun and ran from the mall before he was captured later at Northeast 7th Avenue and Prescott Street, police said.

Andre Jarae Poston, 23, was accused of crimes including robbery, assault, disorderly conduct and interfering with a police officer.

The incident began Tuesday evening at 8:40 with a call from the store to Portland police that the man had fled with another suspect. A description of a getaway car was given to North Precinct officers.

The car was spotted at 7th and Prescott. Two men fled from the car and into the neighborhood. Poston was captured after a short search.

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