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Two arrested for robbery on MAX platform

Two men have been arrested for a Tuesday afternoon robbery on the MAX platform at Northeast 7th and Holladay Street.

Aklilu Beyene Girum, 25, and Conrad Milow, 25, are charged with robbery in the second degree and have been booked into the Multnomah County J

According to police, at 11:16 p.m. on Feb. 21, Transit Police officers responded to the report of a robbery on the platform. The officers arrested Girum and Milow after learning that they harassed and robbed a 34-year-old man. A 26-year-old male witness tried to intervene and was assaulted by the suspects and also robbed.

Robbery detectives are continuing to investigate and will not be releasing victim or witness names or any video at this time due to the ongoing investigation.