PORTLAND - A Southeast Portland man said two men forced their way into his home at gunpoint and robbed him in the Mt. Tabor area Thursday.

Jerry Dunken said he was outside his garage in the 100 block of Southeast 72nd Avenue when two men approached him just before 2 p.m. He said the two suspects forced him into the house at gunpoint and demanded jewelry.

Dunken said the pair stole cash, a cell phone and some jewelry, among other things. They also ransacked his home before leaving.

Police searched the neighborhood but were not able to find the suspects.

One of the men was described as Hispanic, in his 30s, stocky, wearing dark clothes and armed with a handgun. The second was described as a tall white man with a pockmarked face, wearing a red sweatshirt and blue jeans.

Dunken has lived in the home for more than a decade and said he has always felt safe.

It's just real nice neighborhood, I've never any trouble, he said. I've left keys in the car in the driveway and stuff and never had a bit of a problem.

We'll have to be more vigilant with all the neighbors and if we see someone not belonging here either call the cops or do something about it, added neighbor Victor Blanger.

Anyone with information was asked to call Portland police.

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