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NE Portland bar robbed overnight, police searching for suspect

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PORTLAND, OR (KPTV) -

A Northeast Portland bar was robbed early Saturday morning, according to Portland Police.

North Precinct officers responded at around 2:40 a.m. to the report of an armed robbery the Escape Bar & Grill on Northeast Sandy Boulevard.

Employees told police that the suspect, armed with a handgun, entered the bar and demanded money.

After receiving an undisclosed amount of cash, the suspect left the bar without incident and was not seen again, according to police.

Several officers searched the neighborhood but did not find anyone matching the suspect's description.

The suspect is described as an African American male in his 20s or 30s, slight facial hair, wearing a brown jacket and blue jeans.

According to police, the suspect was armed with a handgun.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call Robbery detectives at 503-823-0405.

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