Gunman robs NE Portland restaurant

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PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) – Authorities are looking for an armed man who robbed a restaurant in Northeast Portland Thursday night.

Portland police report a man with a handgun walked into Roakes Restaurant at 170 NE Columbia Blvd. just before 8 p.m., as it was closing. Employees said he demanded and received cash, and then fled on foot. He was last seen running south along some railroad tracks.

Officers and a K-9 unit searched the area without success.

The man is described as white, in his 30s, 6-foot-2, tall with a chunky build. He was wearing a blue hoody and tan pants. No surveillance photos were released.

Anyone with information should call detectives at 503-823-0405.

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