The suspect is focusing on a specific retail store chain, targeting fragrance merchandise
VANCOUVER — Vancouver Police Department and other local Law Enforcement Agencies are investigating a string of theft and robbery incidents at retail store locations in the Portland and Vancouver metro area.
The suspect is focusing on a specific retail store chain, targeting fragrance merchandise. There are (14) incidents so far involving the same suspect that occurred in our metro area in cities including but not limited to Vancouver, Gresham, Portland, and Hillsboro.
The suspect (pictured) appears to be an adult African-American male in his twenties, slim to medium physical build, goatee, and medium to light complexion.
The suspect’s actions have been escalating and he has threatened victim store employees at least twice during the (14) mentioned incidents.
Investigators are requesting public’s help in identifying the pictured suspect. Citizens providing information CAN remain anonymous if they wish.
Citizens with information should leave a voicemail/text message at (360) 518-4101 or contact Vancouver Police Department’s West Precinct at (360) 487-7355 (during business hours only).
Information provided by Vancouver Police Department.