Starbucks in SW Portland robbed, suspect sought

A Portland Police car parked in downtown Portland. (KOIN 6 File)
A Portland Police car parked in downtown Portland. (KOIN 6 File)

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN 6) — Police are looking for a man who robbed a Starbucks in Southwest Portland on Thursday.

Authorities responded to a Starbucks located 1710 Southwest Jefferson Street around 5:35 a.m. on the report of a robbery.

Witnesses told police that the suspect entered the coffee shop and threatened to assault the employees before taking cash from the registers and fleeing the store.

The suspect is described as a white male in his mid-to-late 30s, who is 6 feet 2 inches tall with long, dirty blond hair. He was seen wearing a green T-shirt, black shorts, a black baseball cap and athletic shoes.

Officers checked the neighborhood but did not locate anyone matching the suspect’s description.

Anyone with information about this robbery is asked to contact Detective Brett Hawkinson at 503.823.1080 or brett.hawkinson@portlandoregon.gov.

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