Around noon on Tuesday, May 26th, a slim black male wearing a dark suit, white hat, oversized glasses, fake mustache, and an Afro wig, walked into the TruChoice Federal Credit Union at 272 Park Avenue.
He displayed a black handgun and demanded money. As trained, tellers obliged, and he fled with an undisclosed amount of cash stuffed into a small dark bag. No employees or customers were injured during the robbery.
The suspect was last seen running up Forest Street towards Congress Street carrying a small dark bag.
The suspect is described as 5’ 10” to 6’ tall, with a thin build.
The FBI is assisting in the investigation.
2 ARMED ROBBERIES
Late Monday evening, May 25th, around 10:20 p.m. a father with his three kids was parking his car on Sherman Street near State Street.
The family was threatened by a thin black male, approximately 6 feet tall wearing a black hoody and a mask orbanddana covering his face. He brandished a handgun and demanded money.
The father and his kids, one as young as ten, fled on foot with all their possessions.
Unsatisfied, the samae assailant approached another vehicle just minutes later in the same area of Sherman Street. This time the car was occuppied by a lone 20-something Portland woman.
The suspect pointed his handguna dn demanded her purse. He fled runnin East on Sherman Street.
The suspect is a black male, approximately 6 feet tall, thin build. He is thought to be in his early to mid-twenties.
SUBMIT YOUR TIPS
Anyone that may have seen suspicious activity at the time of the robbery is encouraged to contact the detective division at 874.8533 or emergency communications at 874.8575.
To provide information anonymously, text the keyword “GOTCHA” plus the tip message to 274637 (CRIMES), or go to the Portland Police Department website and click “Submit an Anonymous Crime Tip.”