1 arrested, 1 sought in Lake Oswego armed robbery


Police are looking for 27-year-old Shaquille L. Brown

Booking photos of Steve C. Salmon (left) and Shaquille L. Brown (right). (Clackamas County Sheriff’s Office/Multnomah County Sheriff’s Office)

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — Police are searching for a man wanted in connection to an armed robbery in Lake Oswego.

The robbery happened Tuesday night in front of Peacock Cleaners on Boones Ferry Road, according to the Lake Oswego Police Department. An employee was locking up the store when two men approached her. Police said one of the men pointed a large machete at her and demanded her purse and keys. She gave up the items and both men left in a silver Mercedes sedan, according to police.

Police say Shaquille L. Brown is wanted in connection to an armed robbery in Lake Oswego, Oct. 20, 2020. (Multnomah County Sheriff’s Office)

Later the same night, Portland police officers found the car in Portland and detained one of the suspects. Lake Oswego detectives arrested the suspect, identified as 24-year-old Steve C. Salmon, and booked him into the Clackamas County Jail on a charge of first-degree robbery.

Police were still searching for the second suspect on Wednesday night. They’re asking for the public’s help in finding 27-year-old Shaquille L. Brown. He’s described as a 27-year-old Black man, 5-foot-6, 170 pounds with black hair and brown eyes. He has tattoos on the front and ride side of his neck and was last seen wearing a gray sweatshirt.

Anyone with information about Brown’s whereabouts is asked to call police at 503.635.0238.

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