‘Multiple’ youths detained after Portland armed robberies


PORTLAND (AP) — Police said “multiple” youths were detained after attempting to flee an area of northeast Portland where they allegedly had robbed pedestrians at gunpoint.

The Portland Police Bureau said officers responded early Sunday morning to a reported robbery and found that multiple pedestrians had been robbed.

Police located a vehicle linked to the crimes, and after a chase several occupants jumped from the vehicle and ran.

Police dogs and tactical units were brought in to help find the youths.

The number of suspects arrested was not immediately disclosed.


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