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Three arrested in robbery

Police arrested three men in connection to an armed robbery at the Plaid Pantry, 18014 S.E. Stark St., on Wednesday, Aug. 26.

About 4:55 a.m. a clerk at the Plaid Pantry called police to report three men with a gun robbed the store and took off with an undisclosed amount of money and tobacco products. The masked men immediately fled the area on foot.

After reviewing surveillance tapes and interviewing witnesses, police found three men matching the descriptions in the area of Southeast 190th Avenue and Southeast Yamhill Street. Two of the men were hiding in a nearby vacant apartment. All were arrested and evidence from the robbery, including a replica firearm, was recovered.

Portland residents Damien Brumfield, 19, and Leandre Moore, 19, were booked on charges of robbery and criminal trespass. Moore, who has a prior conviction for robbery, is also being held for violating parole. The third suspect, a 16-year-old youth, was arrested on charges of robbery.

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