Robbery suspect threatens store clerk with chemical cleaner

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The suspect remains at large

(photo courtesy Wash. Co. Sheriff)

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — A man held up a Plaid Pantry store in Beaverton with chemical cleaner, according to the Washington County Sheriff’s Office.

The suspect demanded cash from the employee working the register at the store on SW Butner Road early Sunday. He subsequently threatened to throw the substance at the worker if cash was not given to him.

The Washington County Sheriff’s Office said the suspect made off with less than $50.

Police were dispatched after the suspect fled and were unsuccessful in locating the man after a search involving a K9 unit.

No injuries were reported.

This is an active investigation.

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