Authorities searching for armed robbery suspect

Armed robbery suspect

UMATILLA COUNTY, Oregon -- Sheriff's detectives are investigating an armed robbery at the First Stop Mart on Highway 11 in Milton Freewater late Wednesday night.

Detectives say a man, armed with a gun, went into the store located at 85713 Hwy 11 at 11:25 p.m. and demanded money.

The robber is described at being about 5’6” with a slender build, wearing a black zip up hoodie with “AERO” in white lettering on the left side, a white baseball type cap, blue jeans, and black shoes with white soles. His face was covered with a bandana.

Deputies with the sheriff's office say a search for the suspect was unsuccessful.

The suspect should be considered armed and dangerous.

Anyone with information is asked to please contact the Umatilla County Sheriff’s Office, (541) 966-3600, Captain Dave Williamson, (541) 966-3613, Detective Kacey Ward, (541) 966-3638, or UCSO Dispatch at (541) 966-3651

with any information related to this incident.