Police ask help identifying Plaid Pantry robbers
One suspect robs store twice in eight days, brings accomplice armed with fish bat second time.
Editor's note: This story has been revised to reflect the Beaverton Police Department's correction regarding the reward Plaid Pantry is offering in this case.
Beaverton police are looking for a robbery suspect who struck the same Plaid Pantry store in Garden Home twice in a little more than a week.
They also are looking for an accomplice in the second robbery, which occurred Aug. 12, eight days after the first robbery Aug. 4. Both robberies occurred at about 2:30 a.m.
In the first robbery at the store, located at 7545 S.W. Oleson Road at the intersection with Garden Home Road, the suspect assaulted a store clerk and locked him in the bathroom.
During the second robbery, the employee locked himself in the bathroom and was not harmed. In the second crime, an accomplice joined the original robber and was armed with a fish bat.
Both suspects were disguised but generally described as white or light-skinned Hispanic males, between ages 16 and 22, and about 5-foot-7 to 5-10.
The first suspect wore a black hooded and zippered sweatshirt, black beanie, white-rimmed sunglasses, green bandana, black gloves, dark pants and Nike Cortez shoes. He spoke clear English with a slightly raspy voice.
The second suspect wore a blue hooded sweatshirt, sunglasses, a white scarf, an orange/red drawstring backpack with a white logo, orange and white gloves, blue jeans and blue and white Converse shoes.
If you have any information regarding these two robberies, you are requested to call 503-629-0111 and ask to speak to a Beaverton Police Department officer. The departments case number is 15-2160097.
Here are some additional photos of the suspects: