PORTLAND, Ore. – Police are searching for a man who tried to rob a Southeast Portland deli and got into a fight with the clerk and two customers Tuesday afternoon.
The store clerk told police that the suspect, a white man in his mid-30s, flashed a handgun and demanded money at around 3 p.m. The unidentified clerk refused to give him any money and the two began to struggle over the gun.
Surveillance video shows two customers joining the struggle and hitting the suspect. Police said a loaded magazine dropped to the ground during the fight. No shots were fired.
The suspect ran away. Police said the clerk suffered a minor hand injury.
Anyone with information about the robbery is asked to call Portland police at 503-823-0405.
KATU's Lincoln Graves contributed to this story.