On Thursday, January 4, 2017, at 11:09 a.m., North Precinct officers responded to the report of a bank robbery at the Albina Community Bank, located at 2002 Northeast Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard.
Officers arrived in the area and spoke with employees who told police the suspect entered the bank displayed a handgun and demanded money. After obtaining an undisclosed amount of cash, the suspect left the bank without incident.
Several officers checked the neighborhood but did not locate anyone matching the suspect's description.
The suspect is described as a black male in his twenties to thirties, five feet eight inches to five feet ten inches tall, weighing 180 to 200 pounds, with a handgun. The suspect wore a large blue puffy jacket with a fur-rimmed hood. Photographs from the Albina Community Bank surveillance system have been provided with this press release.
Portland Police Bureau Robbery Detail detectives and Federal Bureau of Investigation agents are currently investigating this robbery.
Anyone with information about this incident should contact Portland Police Bureau Robbery Detail Detective Brett Hawkinson at 503-823-1080 or Brett.Hawkinson@PortlandOregon.gov, or the Portland office of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) at 503-224-4181.