Surveillance video has been captured from several of the robberies
VANCOUVER – Between April 7, 2022, and June 6, 2022, over 30 robberies have occurred at a variety of businesses throughout the metro area; to include coffee shops, hotels, auto parts stores, take out restaurants, a cosmetics store, gas stations, and at least one adult store.
Investigators from multiple agencies including the Vancouver Police Department, Clark County Sheriff’s Office, Portland Police Bureau, Clackamas County Sheriff’s Office, Washington County Sheriff’s Office, Washougal Police Department, Gresham Police Department, Lake Oswego Police Department, Hillsboro Police Department, West Linn Police Department and Gladstone Police Department have been investigating these incidents and believe the same suspect is responsible.
Surveillance video has been captured from several of the robberies. The suspect is described as white male adult, 30-35 years of age, brown hair, brown beard, 5-foot-8 to 5-foot-10 in height, 160 pounds, usually wearing a face covering and baseball cap. The suspect enters the business, produces a handgun, and demands cash before fleeing.
Anyone with information on the identity and whereabouts of the suspect is asked to call 9-1-1 in their respective jurisdiction. Do not approach the suspect as he is believed to be armed and dangerous.
Information provided by Vancouver Police Department.
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