Armed robbery suspects caught in bushes, 2 arrested

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Antoinette McCall, Virgil Adams arrested

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — Armed robbery suspects fled to Fairview from Gresham Thursday night, where they ran from their car trying to escape police, officials said.

The two suspects, later identified as Antoinette McCall and Virgil Adams, robbed a dispensary before they led police to a mobile home park.

Multnomah County Sheriff’s Office, Portland and Gresham Police responded to the NE 222nd and Barr Road, outside the park.

Residents said police had rifles, along with K-9 units and drones in the area searching for the suspects.

A resident said they saw one of the suspects jump the fence.

The woman tried to hide in a backyard, but got stuck in a bush, while the man was found in the woods behind the park, according to officials.

Both suspects have been arrested.

Antoinette McCall, Virgil Adams, November 5, 2021 (Multnomah County Sheriff’s Office)

McCall was escorted to a patrol car, while Adams was taken to the hospital for a sprained ankle, police said.

Residents said they were locked outside of their homes, while officials searched the area.

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