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Man arrested after armed robbery at Walgreens

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PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — A man was arrested after an armed robbery at the Walgreens on NE Glisan Street Monday night.

Portland police said Nikolaus Heifner, 37, brandished a handgun and stole car keys during the robbery. He allegedly tried to find the car the keys went to when he couldn’t, he went back and stole drugs.

Police, including a K9, searched the neighborhood and eventually got a tip from Heifner’s mother that he wanted to turn himself in.

He was arrested nearby and officers found the gun they believe he used. 

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