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Robbery investigation in Portland's Humboldt neighborhood

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PORTLAND, OR (KPTV) -

Portland police are searching for a man who robbed a person on the street in the city's Humboldt neighborhood Tuesday afternoon.

It happened at about 1:24 p.m. on the 5000 block of North Albina.

Police said the robber stole $50 from the victim. The victim then knocked on the door of a nearby house and asked the person inside to call 911.

The suspect is described as African-American, 40-50 years old and 5'7" tall and heavy set.

He's also bald and was wearing a green jacket and blue shorts at the time of the robbery.

Police said he left on foot, but officers searching the area did not find him.

Portland police originally reported the robbery happened at a house.

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