Police looking for robber who hit local parts store

Police looking for robber who hit local parts store
A sketch of the suspect provided by the Oregon City Police Department.

OREGON CITY, Ore. - Police are trying to track down a robber who walked into an auto parts store and demanded money.

The robbery happened just after 7 p.m. on Nov, 18 at the O'Reilly's Auto Parts store at 19203 Molalla Avenue.

According to police, a man walked in with his hand in his jacket and indicated he had a gun. He pressed something hard into the back of one of two employees who were there and told them to get money out of the cash register.

After getting some money, the robber forced the employees into a corner and then took off.

Suspect Description

  • Black male
  • 6 feet, 5 inches tall
  • Medium build
  • Somewhere between 25 to 35 years old, probably closer to early 30s, according to victims
  • Was wearing a black or dark blue hooded sweatshirt with the hood pulled tight over his head
  • Had a white bandanna over his face that extended about half way up his nose
  • Was possibly wearing blue jeans
  • One victim described seeing freckles or moles on the suspect's cheeks, like what actor Morgan Freeman has on his face
  • Complexion described as being "rough"

Suspect Vehicles

  • Dark-colored two-door car, possibly late 80s - spotted in surveillance video
  • White two-door Mercedes sedan, 2000's, chrome rims - vehicle that customer who had left just prior to the robbery spotted outside


Anyone with information that can help investigators is asked to call the Oregon City Police Department tip line at (503) 496-1616.