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Man attempts to rob Fred Meyer
Police ask public's help identifying suspect
An unidentified man armed with a handgun unsuccessfully tried to rob the customer service desk at the Beaverton Town Square Fred Meyer on Monday evening.
Beaverton Police investigators quickly released surveillance photos of the man and asked for the public's help in figuring out his identity.
The incident occurred at about 6 p.m. After the failed attempt, the man fled the store on foot. No one was injured, Officer Bryan Dalton said.
The suspect is described as a white male, about 45 to 60 years old, who stands about 5-foot-8 and weighs about 175 pounds. He had gray facial hair.
He was dressed in all black and wore sunglasses and a black baseball cap backwards.
Dalton asked anyone with information about the man to call the non-emergency dispatch number, 503-629-0111 and reference BPD Case No. 16-2421268.