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Three men rob St. Helens restaurant

Faces concealed, men point handguns at clerk and demand money


by: ST. HELENS POLICE DEPARTMENT - Three men robbed the St. Helens Muchas Gracias restaurant just before 2 a.m. Saturday morning.

Three men cloaked in hoods robbed the Muchas Gracias restaurant in St. Helens just before 2 a.m. Saturday morning.

Video surveillance of the robbery shows the men, faces concealed, standing at the counter. Two of the men pointed handguns at the restaurant clerk and demanded money. After the clerk opened the cash register, the suspects can be seen grabbing cash and rushing out the door.

All three suspects are white males and appear to be in their 20s, according to a St. Helens Police Department press release. One was wearing a heavy hooded jacket, a white ball cap and a purple bandana over his face. He was armed with a silver semi-automatic handgun.

The second suspect was wearing a dark-colored hooded jacket with white vertical stripes and white trim around the hood. He was armed with a black semi-automatic handgun.

The third suspect is wearing a long-sleeved denim shirt, a black beanie cap and a black bandana over his face.

Anyone with information about the armed robber is encouraged to contact the St. Helens Police Department at 503-397-1521.

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