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Witnesses pin down armed robber in Wood Village

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Multnomah County Sheriff's Office (MCSO) deputies have identified a man suspected of robbing a local lottery deli.

Gordon Peterson, 57, is facing robbery and weapons charges.

Early Tuesday morning, MCSO deputies, assisted by Fairview and Troutdale police, responded to a report of a man holding up the Dotty's in Wood Village at gunpoint.

As authorities were on their way, dispatchers reported an employee had disarmed the suspect and customers inside the business had pinned him to the ground.

When police arrived they took Peterson into custody and took him to jail.

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