BEAVERTON, Ore. — Residents in a neighborhood south of Highway 26 were asked to stay inside for most of Wednesday afternoon because there could be a man armed with a gun in the area.
The Washington County Sheriff’s Office says the suspect stole a vehicle in Southeast Portland at gunpoint. He crashed it into parked cars at NW Murray Boulevard and Mill Creek Drive just after noon on Wednesday afternoon and ran off.
Deputies searched a wooded area near Southwest 158th and Walker Road for several hours before the search was suspended.
Anyone who sees anything suspicious in the area is asked to call non-emergency at (503) 629-0111.
Deputies are searching near the wooded area close to SW 158th Ave. and SW Walker Rd. The description of the suspect deputies are looking for is a male wearing a blue hooded sweatshirt, dark pants, and a black mask. Call 911 if you see any suspicious circumstances in the area. pic.twitter.com/f163omzNcS
— Washington County Sheriff’s Office (Oregon) (@WCSOOregon) August 10, 2022