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Police investigate pistol-whipping robbery

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Police detained a person of interest in a pistol-whipping and robbery investigation Friday night.

Officers were called to the Irvington neighborhood in northeast Portland around 7:40 p.m. Friday to reports of a 29-year-old woman who was attacked.

She told investigators a man pistol-whipped her and stole her purse.

Officers received a suspect description from the victim of a white man, 30 years old, bald with a medium build, wearing a gray hooded sweatshirt. 

Police then located a person of interest in the case. The woman was taken to the hospital with injuries that were not life-threatening.

Robbery detectives and the Forensic Evidence Division were called to assist in the investigation.

No arrests have been made yet.

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