News Release from: Clackamas Co. Sheriff's OfficePosted: July 28, 2012, 10:20 a.m.
Media and Interested Parties
7-Eleven at SE 82nd and Otty robbed at gunpoint; clerk seriously injured; tips sought
Photo taken from surveillance video (.bmp format)
Please reference Clackamas County Sheriff's Office Case #12-22471
At about 3:50 a.m. on Saturday, July 28, 2012, the 7-Eleven store at SE 82nd Avenue and Otty Road in Milwaukie, was robbed at gunpoint in a violent attack. The suspect was not located.
At about 3:57 a.m., Clackamas County 911 was notified of an armed robbery that had just occurred at the 7-Eleven store located at SE 82nd and Otty Road. Deputies from the Clackamas County Sheriffs Office arrived within 1 minute. The suspect had fled the scene.
Deputies reported that the clerk, a 42-year-old male, of Portland, Oregon, had serious facial injuries and requested a medical response. His name is being withheld at this time to allow him to notify family members of the incident. He was transported to OHSU and is currently being evaluated.
A Gladstone Police Department K-9 officer and handler assisted by doing a search for the suspect, but were not successful. Officers from the Milwaukie Police Department also assisted.
Deputies reported that even though the clerk/victim had just been robbed at gunpoint and beaten with a handgun and was bleeding heavily from his face, he started to mop the blood off the floor and tried to help customers.
The suspect stole cash, menthol cigarettes and flavored cigars during the robbery.
The suspect was described as an adult male, early to mid 20s, about 5'6" - 5'8", slender build, wearing a black hoodie jacket, blue jeans, and white tennis shoes. He was armed with an unknown type pistol that he beat the victim with. Statements and video surveillance show the beating was immediate and unprovoked in any way.
There may be an accomplice involved. The only description available is an adult male who had a dog with him.
The Clackamas County Sheriff's Office is seeking tips and information about this crime. The suspect should be considered armed and dangerous. Please contact the CCSO at the numbers below if you can help us identify the suspect.
The Clackamas County Sheriff's Office is seeking tips and information regarding this crime.
Anyone with information concerning this crime is encouraged to contact the Clackamas County Sheriff's Office's confidential Tip Line -- by telephone at 503-723-4949 or by using the online e-mail form. Please reference Clackamas County Sheriff's Office Case #12-22471.
The public can also submit crime-tip text messages to the Clackamas County Sheriff's Office from a cell phone. All users have to do is send a text message to CRIMES (274637 on your phone keypad) -- with the keyword CCSO as the first word in the message body.
Important reminder: Please do not send emergency messages using the text-messaging system -- in case of an emergency, call 911.
Please reference Clackamas County Sheriff's Office Case #12-22471.
Adam Phillips, Sergeant
Office of Public Information
Clackamas County Sheriff's Office
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