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Christmas Eve robbery under investigation

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PORTLAND, OR (KPTV) -

An armed robber made off with an undisclosed amount of cash from the Swan Market convenience store on Christmas Eve.

Portland police said the robbery happened at 3 p.m. in the 4400 block of Barbur Boulevard in southwest Portland.

Officers arrived in the area and spoke with the victim who told police that the suspect displayed a handgun in his waistband as he demanded money from the clerk.

After getting the cash, the suspect fled into the neighborhood on foot.

Officers conducted an extensive neighborhood search for the man but did not locate anyone matching the suspect's description.

The suspect is described as a white male in his mid-30s, wearing camouflage pants and a gray long-sleeve T-shirt.

Anyone with information about this robbery is asked to call the Robbery Detail at (503) 823-0405.

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