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Search For Armed Robbery Suspect In Montavilla Neighborhood

PORTLAND, Ore. — Police have swarmed the Montavilla neighborhood looking for an armed robbery suspect.

A victim reported they were carjacked at gunpoint in a parking lot near Southeast 92nd and Stark on Tuesday morning.  Officers stopped the vehicle and the suspect got out and ran into the neighborhood.

Police are doing a methodical block-by-block search.  The area from Southeast 92nd Avenue to I-205 between Washington and Taylor Street is cordoned off.

Those inside the perimeter are asked to stay inside, lock your doors and windows and call 9-1-1 if you witness any suspicious activity.

Residents were notified using the Community Emergency Notification System.

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