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Man with gun robs SE Portland tavern, gets away with cash

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Foster Gardens Tavern Foster Gardens Tavern
Foster Gardens Tavern Foster Gardens Tavern
PORTLAND, OR (KPTV) -

Police are searching for a man armed with a gun who robbed a bar in southeast Portland.

Officers responded to the Foster Gardens Tavern, 7855 S.E. Foster Road, at 12:30 p.m. Tuesday.

Employees told police the man entered the bar armed with a handgun and demanded money.

After obtaining cash, the man left the bar and was last seen walking northbound on Southeast 79th Avenue from Foster Road.

Several officers checked the neighborhood but did not locate anyone matching the suspect's description.

The suspect is described as a white man, taller than average with a thin build. He was wearing dark clothing.

Anyone with information about this investigation is asked to call the police non-emergency line at 503-823-3333, reference case #16-42948.

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