The Portland Police Bureau, in partnership with Crime Stoppers of Oregon, is asking for the public's help to identify a suspect in several Portland area bank robberies.
On March 7, 2018, at 4:50 p.m. Central Precinct officers responded to the report of a robbery at the Umpqua Bank branch located at 467 NW 23rd Avenue. Officers arrived in the area and spoke with employees who told police that the suspect walked into the bank and presented a note demanding money. After receiving an undisclosed amount of cash, the suspect left the bank without incident and was last seen riding a bicycle out of the area.
Surveillance images from this robbery are being released to aid in the identification of this suspect.
Detectives believe this suspect may have been involved in multiple bank robberies in the Portland area and have nicknamed him, "The Fake Slim Shady Bandit."
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