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Police arrest two suspects in Lloyd Center assault

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PORTLAND, OR (KPTV) -

Police have two suspects in custody that were potentially involved in the assault of a Macy's employee and a security guard at the Lloyd Center on Sunday.

Police said the assault occurred as the security guard attempted to stop two teenagers from shoplifting.

The suspects, described as black males in their late teens, fled after the incident, according to police.

As officers arrived, they noticed two potential suspects walking away from the area.

After seeing police officers, both suspects went toward the Lloyd Doubletree hotel, police said.

According to police, officers were able to take one person into custody quickly upon arrival. 

Officials said they established a perimeter and found the second suspect inside a parking structure. 

The two suspects are being charged with robbery and assault. Police have not identified either of the juvenile suspects.

The incident remains under investigation.

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